Brian Willmore Brian joined Hestia as Interim Regional Director of Operations in 2022. Brian is a proud working-class northerner originally from Bradford in West Yorkshire, who has worked in London for almost 20 years in adult and children social care. He began his career volunteering at 16 before gaining a management position at Connexions. Brian has progressed his career in various local authorities, where he eventually became a Director. Outside of his day job, Brian is a board member for two charities and holds a public appointment at the Ministry of Defence. When he has free time, Brian volunteers at his local Shelter shop.