Marsh Farm Futures Board of Directors and Chief Executive

Marsh Farm Futures’ board of non-executive directors are all volunteers who act collectively to govern Marsh Farm Futures and oversee the direction and management of the company through the CEO.

The directors meet six times a year for board meetings but may have other ad-hoc meetings. Board members are also involved in other aspects of MFF work such as sub-committees and acting as ambassadors. The board consists of:

  • Three local residents, nominated by the community assembly or through such other process as the Board shall determine
  • Two business representatives, one of whom should be working in a business based on the Marsh Farm estate
  • Two Councillors nominated by the Council
  • Three other local stakeholders, at the reasonable discretion of the Board
  • One Young Person.

Current Directors and Chief Executive

Anna Pedersen

Chair of the Board

Anna, a local resident and Councillor is actively involved in the community and comes with many years’ experience in HR.

Abdur Rahman Khan

Vice Chair

Abdur Rahman has a wealth of knowledge and experience from his background working within commerce, industries, voluntary and financial management.

David Crean MBE

Director

Dave has lived in Marsh Farm since 1990. He is committed to positive change and a brighter future for all the residents of Marsh Farm.

Roy Davis

Director

Roy has been a Borough Councillor for over 30 years. He has many years’ experience in regeneration, strategic planning and transport and in the implementation of major infrastructure projects.

Stephanie Power

Director

Stephanie has lived in Marsh Farm for 20 years.  She has been actively volunteering for the past 5 years with numerous organisations and groups around Luton and is intent on helping to improve the local area for all present and future residents.

Annette White

Director

Annette is a local resident & a successful business woman. She has over 20 years’ of sales & marketing background from a Corporate Global entity & has over 10 years of experience of running her own independent IT business.

Bhavesh Patel

Director

Barry Patel is a local businessman who owns and runs large retail stores.

Marsh Farm Futures Staff

Mohammed Rafi

Chief Executive

Robert Debont

Facilities Manager

Ishaq Kazi

Programme Manager

Cathy McShane

Community & Youth Involvement Manager

Selina Okoli

Administrative Officer

Charles Hazel

Volunteer

Anya Hobbs

Community Engagement Officer

Mohammed Rafi

Chief Executive

Robert Debont

Facilities Manager

Ishaq Kazi

Programme Manager

Cathy McShane

Community & Youth Involvement Manager

Selina Okoli

Administrative Officer

Charles Hazel

Volunteer

Anya Hobbs

Anya Hobbs

Community Engagement Officer