Piers Feilden has been Homeless Link's Chair for the last six years. He worked in the food industry for 30 years, 20 of them as CEO of a specialist cheesemaking company in the South West. Since then he has had a variety of non-executive roles in the private and charity sectors. He has been chair of a housing association and chair of a charity providing rehabilitation programmes within prisons. He is currently a trustee of The Henry Smith Charity, a large grant-maker, and a volunteer advisor for Citizens Advice in Somerset.