Rob Trimble

Social enterprise

Rob Trimble has been the Chief Executive of the Bromley-by-Bow Centre since 2002. Rob served on the management board of the Centre in the mid-1990’s. He is currently a director of the Creative Industries Development Agency and a Trustee of Bow Childcare, Action for Bow (managing a community and economic regeneration endowment fund) and Streets of Growth (youth development charity).

Rob was awarded Business in the Community’s Sieff Award for outstanding leadership in 2008. The award is recognition of his work in developing the Bromley-by-Bow Centre as a national exemplar in the areas of health, social care, adult learning and social enterprise in a deprived community. Rob previously worked for 14 years in the private sector. Rob is originally from Scotland but has lived in East London for 21 years and claims to be a very serious West Ham fan.