Our trusteesAbi Olapade (Chair) Abi Olapade is a wife, a mother and a Portfolio Non-Executive Director. Her “Portfolio” currently consists of Independent Business Consulting roles covering strategic business and IT projects for top tier institutions in the Capital Markets sector (with past clients such as Barclays Bank, HSBC, Deutsche Bank and the Tokyo Financial Exchange); and Board of Directors Chair, Non-Executive Director and Trustee roles with Citizens Advice Redbridge, Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Aldridge Education Multi-Academy Trust respectively. In addition to these, Abi is a Public Speaker – covering a wide range of topics including Corporate Governance with a recent engagement with the BBC. She is an Independent Panel Member (IPM) for Senior appointment recruitment campaigns for UK Government departments. She is also actively involved in championing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI); Climate Change; and Digital Transformation at top table forums. In her spare time, Abi loves travel, Zumba and career mentoring.
Chief executiveSusanne Rauprich is our chief executive. She started with us in August 2018, bringing with her a long history of managing charities. Her professional background is education and youth work, her passion is community and football (she is a long suffering Arsenal season ticket holder). When not at Citizens Advice Redbridge Susanne chairs One Newham, the voluntary sector network in her home borough. Susanne’s ambition is to make Citizens Advice Redbridge more accessible and responsive to the needs of Redbridge residents.
Our fundersThe London Borough of Redbridge (LBR) is a key partner and funder for us. We receive strategic partner funding for our general advice sessions. We deliver services on behalf of LBR in the areas of housing and money advice.
We are Citizens Advice Redbridge, an operating name of Redbridge Citizens Advice Bureau Ltd.
Registered Company Number 1091547 England.
Registered Office: Redbridge Central Library, Clements Road, Ilford, Essex IG1 1EA.
Charity Registration Number 04249530.
Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FRN: 617703
ICO registration number Z5307612.