Mike Kelly Mike Kelly has been involved with the local voluntary sector in Thurrock for over 22 years serving on a number of committees and boards in the area. He is currently employed as Chief Executive of Thurrock Open Door which he has led and developed since 1995. Open Door is a registered charity that helps and supports over 4,000 people each year, providing a range of services for young people, adults and families in Thurrock. He has been responsible for developing and delivering a number of very successful projects both in Essex and Thurrock. Mike was previously employed in the business sector during which time he also worked part time for Hertfordshire Youth Service , running two busy youth centres. In addition to this was employed for 4 years as a part-time lecturer at the University of Greenwich. He has been a Trustee of Thurrock CVS since 1998 and is currently a Trustee of WBH Homestart.