Our board of trustees represent Caramel Rock externally and oversee operations within the Company. They monitor the organisation’s performance and ensure it is in line with the intended objectives and goals which the company has outlined. Our board of trustees have been chosen on the basis that they have contributed to the educational and financial sector as well as having expertise within the fashion and creative sector.
V M John
The Chair is dedicated procurement and supply chain professional with diverse corporate management experience gained in a range of public service organisations in the UK Local Government and Higher Education (HE) sectors.
The vice chair is a London College of Fashion alumnus 1998 who began his career late 90’s in the luxury fashion retail sector; working for the likes of Gucci, Armani and Calvin Klein. By 2003 he joins a London based CMT (Cut, Make and Trim) clothing production rm. This is where he developed his skills and knowledge of tailoring and manufacturing processes. Two years later he was appointed Managing Director of the same company and by 2009 he acquired its sole ownership and re-launched it. As well as producing for established fashion labels such as Handwritten and La Petite Salope (LPS), the vice chair was selected as one of the offcial suppliers to the London Olympics 2012.
O Lyalina, is a vice president of T. Rowe Price, and an investment analyst in the Equity Division, covering emerging markets. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, L Laylina spent four years working at Goldman Sachs in the Financial Institutions Group.
M Adams is a qualified accountant who has over 19 years’ experience working through the not-for-profit and charity sectors. M Adams drives accountancy practice which enables to help people understand and grow their businesses.