Our Board

Our board consists of both elected and non-elected board members – chosen democratically by our members.  Three of our board (Ashley Brown, Clare Martin and Phil Sandys) also sit on the club's Heritage and Advisory Board.  

Click on an each board member to find out more about them and their roles with the PST.

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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 and appointed Chairman in September 2017.

Vice Chair & 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.

Board Member

Ashley was elected to the board in 2010 acting as Chair from 2011 until 2014, and again between 2015 and 2017. As part of the PST board he oversaw the whole bid process.


Phil was elected to the PST Board in 2016. He manages the Trust's various communication channels and maintains the website. He is also a member of the Election Management Group. Phil is a season ticket holder in the Fratton End.


Donald was elected to the Board in 2017 after serving on the Youth Committee. He subsequently assumed the role of Treasurer.


Eric was elected to the board in 2017. 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

Board Member

Mike was elected to the Board in 2017. Previously, he was a member of the PST Next Generations Group.


Barry was co-opted onto the PST Board in November 2017, as a result of his work with the Stadium Sub-Group and experience as a town planner.

Board Member

Kate Osterholm was elected to the Board on 2nd July 2018

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.

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.

Board Member

David Maples was elected to the PST Board on 15th July 2020

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