"Trudi Beswick has been at the forefront of a national children's charity which has changed the lives of thousands of disabled children throughout the UK. As CEO of Caudwell Children, since its inception in March 2000; Trudi has driven the charity from helping children in one county, to a national charity providing over £17m worth of treatments, therapies, equipment and family support services. Trudi has masterminded more than thirteen fundraising balls and taken them from a marquee in a field, to one of the most high profile fundraising balls in the UK social calendar, attracting celebrities from across the World including Robbie Williams and Sir Elton John. Today, the charity is recognised as one of the fastest growing children's charities. Trudi confesses the ability to help people in need is a ""healthy addiction"", spurred on by each child's smile or family thank you letter"