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Camilla King is a Director of Credit Sureties Ltd., represents Recoco and is a Director of Investcope. In her spare time she is Group Scout leader for Bromham Scouts, a committee member of the Bedfordshire NSPCC, and has been nominated to serve as High Sheriff of Bedfordshire in 2025/26. Camilla is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Gardeners.

Alison Charles is a Non Executive Director of Investcope. She has decades of experience in individual, team, and organisational development. She has worked across commercial, public, and military organisations.

Professionally, Alison specialises in designing leadership programmes, senior team coaching, personal, team, and cultural resilience. through her Real Resilience business. Her experience is borne from a career providing large-scale global solutions for Learning and Development, Corporate Well-being, HR, HSSE, and Finance in companies such as Hambros Bank and latterly Shell International UK.  She developed skills that are core to the roles of Programme Management, Change Management, and Organisational Development. Change management and communication are at the core of everything she does. Above all, Alison is passionate about building Real Resilience for all and bringing communities together to tackle systemic issues. She developed the Real Resilience Framework.

Alison Charles is a dreamer, a creative, a change-maker, and a bit of a workaholic. Her experience of burnout in 2012 spurred a change in her life direction to focus on the three things she loves the most – Helping others achieve Real Resilience, creating space for change, and being the best versions of themselves that they can be. Consequently, she’s currently balancing her love of motorbikes and singing with writing her next book and designing her new garden.

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Tim King is a Director of several start ups, including Investcope, PPDT, Soza Health and the Pattni-Dossani group. Tim is a member of the Rotary Club of Bedford Park. Tim’s previous career involved stints with Citibank and Barclays. Tim founded 2sms which was sold in 2021. Tim has a particular interest in investing in and supporting innovative medical devices and services. Tim is a Chartered Management Accountant, Chartered Director, a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and holds an MBA.