Norwich charity appoints new trustee

Open’s CEO John Gordon-Saker with Karl Sandall, right. Picture: OPEN Norwich

Opens CEO John Gordon-Saker with Karl Sandall, right. Picture: OPEN Norwich - Credit: OPEN Norwich

A Norwich charity has appointed a new member to its board of trustees.

Open Youth Trust (OPEN) has appointed Karl Sandall, executive chairman and group chief executive of The TaxAssist Direct Group.

Mr Sandall joined The TaxAssist Direct Group in 2000 after 26 years of working with Midland Bank/HSBC in Norwich and Cambridge.

He is heavily involved in the local business community and is a member of the Westminster Club, the Norwich Castle Round Table 41 and the Strangers clubs as well as being a governor of Wymondham College.

Speaking of his appointment Mr Sandall said: 'As a family man of three teenage children I appreciate the importance of the work that OPEN offers to children and young people in Norfolk...they are after all the future of our community.'