About us Our Structure Trustees Patrick Conway - Trustee Role: TrusteeAppointed: 30/10/2012 Profession/Status:County Councillor (Durham County Council) Profile:Formerly a local government corporate chief officer for 23 years, Patrick currently provides executive support to the Leader of Durham County Council. Involved with Citizens Advice for over 30 years, as chair oversaw the integration of seven bureaux to form County Durham Citizens Advice. Has ten years part time teaching experience with the Open University in the social sciences. Appointed OBE in 2007. Interests include sport, walking the hills of northern England, jazz, the arts generally and World War One.