Our Board

Our board consists of both elected and non-elected board members – chosen democratically by our members.  3 of our board (Ashley Brown John Kimbell and Mark Trapani) also sit on the main club board.  

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Ashley was elected to the board in 2010 and subsequently as Chairman in 2011. As part of the PST board he oversaw the whole bid process.

Mark Trapani has been the Managing Director of Snows Motor Group for the past 30 years and lives in Southsea, having moved to the area from London in 1980.

John was elected to our board in 2013 and joined the club board in March 2015. John is Managing Partner of digital media agency Navigate Digital and has been a Pompey fan since seeing his first game in 1983.

Vice Chair, Minutes Secretary & "Pompey Bus" Co-ordinator

Pam has been a Pompey supporter for over 50 years and was elected to the PST board in the first election in 2010 and has been re-elected in every election since.

Membership Secretary (Officer of PST)

A teacher of computer science and mathematics in Mayfield and then Portsmouth College until he retired in 2011, Steve is a Fratton End Season ticket holder with his son Adam and wife Christine. Steve has been our membership secretary since January 2011.

Stadium & Infrastructure

A locally based registered architect, Mike was elected to the PST Board in September 2011 with a manifesto based on engaging fans input as to how Pompey can redevelop Fratton Park.

Secretary (Officer of PST)

Mark graduated from the University of Essex in 1990 with a BA (Hons) Government & Sociology; and subsequently gained a PhD from Nottingham Trent University. Mark was elected to the PST Board in September 2013; and is currently PST Secretary.

Assistant Secretary/Legal Advisor (Officer of PST)

Jo has been involved with PST since 2009 - first as Chair of the PST Steering Group then as the Inaugural Chair of the PST Board. Jo was a board member until 2012 and is now a board appointed Officer acting as Assistant Secretary/Legal Advisor.

Spokesman & Membership Development

Johnny made 88 appearances as a professional footballer for Pompey and was named club captain in 2013. He joined the Trust after his retirement from professional football in 2015

Community Projects

Clare has worked at Pompey for over 14 years, initially running the Study Centre and more recently Pompey in the Community. She is a qualified teacher and taught in Leigh Park for several years before coming to work at PFC.


Simon is a locally based Chartered Accountant with over 20 years' experience in financial and corporate management including roles at all levels up to Director level. He was elected in September 2015.

Presidents' representative

Eric was co-opted to our board in 2015. A lifetime supporter, Eric runs the Glass @ Mirror Centre in Kingston Road, Portsmouth. His family owned business has been serving the people of Portsmouth for over 250 years

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