Barbara Dinsdale joins B&CE as Head of the Charitable Trust

B&CE has appointed Barbara Dinsdale to head up its Charitable Trust, which provides help and support for construction workers in times of need.

Barbara joins the Charitable Trust from Heart Research UK, where she was Head of Lifestyle, managing the charity’s grant-giving activity, education outreach programme and implementing its health strategy.

“I have a strong understanding of the massive impact hardship and debt can have, and I am delighted to join an organisation that makes a real difference to people’s lives.  I’m looking forward to playing a key role in moving the Charitable Trust’s work forward, building strategic partnerships and making a difference to people across the construction industry.” Barbara Dinsdale, Head of Charitable Trust, B&CE

“We’re delighted to welcome Barbara into the team. She has extensive charity sector experience and is passionate about providing the right support to help people create a more positive future. Her wealth of grant-giving and corporate sector experience will be a real asset, enabling the Charitable Trust to widen its range of partnerships and help more individuals in need.” Roy Porter, Group Director of Sales and Marketing, B&CE

More information

B&CE’s Charitable Trust was set up in 1991 to give back to the community – to date, it’s given out over £3 million, providing financial help for people in need. 

For more information, contact Samantha Wilding, our Communications and Public Affairs Manager on 01293 766674 or at