Carlton is CEO and Company Secretary for Bradford Trident. Trident is the Community Anchor Organisation for Little Horton and manages two community centres, a sports centre, medical/children’ centre and a business centre for the benefit of the local community. Surpluses generated by the Trident’s assets are invested into community services including healthy lifestyles, enterprise support, community development, bike library and a pre-school nursery. Trident also hosts the Better Start Bradford partnership. Carlton was previously an aid worker in Kurdistan for a few years before becoming CEO for Bradford Community Environment Project (BCEP) overseeing the establishment of many environmental projects including Scrap Magic, Wibsey Community Gardens, the Urban Design Service and the resettlement of Bradford RePaint.