Emma Turnbull -
Pro Bono & Community Investment Officer at Allen &
When did you first get involved with LLST?
Back in 2004, helped with the launch
and A&O's private client department helped set up the
charity. Supported the Trust from the start co-ordinating walk
teams at A&O.
What is your favourite part of the role?
If I can't say working with Bob, it would have to be working
alongside the other trustees who are all very passionate about the
aims of the charity, who bring an immense amount of dedication and
insight at trustee meetings. As well as knowing
what a difference our decisions can have on vulnerable people in
our society who need a robust and safe environment in which they
can receive the help they need.
What is the worst part of the role?
Not having more funds - trustee meetings are difficult when
there are so many worthwhile applications to consider.
Have there been any memorable moments?
At end of the first walk and thinking £35,000 was an amazing
What do you hope to see in the future for LLST/ the agencies we
Less emergency funding to keep doors open and more funding to
helping them work strategically and more collaboratively with each
When you are not working or volunteering what can you be found
I love Bikram yoga when I find the time and avoiding attending
Chelsea football matches with my husband!
Favourite Book or Film?
Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts