• Terry O’Leary
      Terry O’Leary Chair of Trustees

      Appointed Chair Elect in May 2016, Terry O’Leary has worked in global finance and retired in 2017. Terry was born and grew up in London, before going to Oxford University to study Modern History. Now living in Horsham, St Catherine’s is close to Terry’s heart after we looked after his wife Jenny. Terry has two sons and five grandchildren.

    • Alison Livesley
        Alison Livesley

        Alison has been a Trustee since 2016.  Her professional career was in planning and project management, working on major airport developments including Heathrow Terminal 5.  She has been a Trustee for a special education charity, and is currently governor of a local special needs school.  Alison is a keen sewer, member of the Contemporary Quilt Guild and Secretary of local textile art group Curious Threads.

      • Christine Maclean
          Christine Maclean

          Christine joined us as a Trustee in October 2015.  She currently chairs the Board Effectiveness Committee and is the Trustee Lead for Safeguarding. For almost 30 years, Christine worked in health and social care as a registered social worker and worked in Adult Social Care at a senior level for the latter part of her career.  She has past professional as well as personal links to the hospice.  She has a son, daughter and four grandchildren who are all great supporters in fundraising for the hospice.

        • Catherine Blackburn
            Catherine Blackburn

            Catherine joined us in October 2016.With a professional background in brand marketing, she currently works part-time in business consultancy and volunteers for a Surrey charity that helps disadvantaged young people get into training and employment. Away from work, Catherine’s a keen walker and regularly battles with her garden! She lives in Dorking and has one son.

          • Nicola Wiltshire
              Nicola Wiltshire

              Nicky has a professional background in Financial Services where she held Director level roles in Client Operations, Risk and Digital Channels.  Nicky is currently working in Project Management and is a qualified Business Coach.

              She is also a Trustee for the West Sussex Mediation Service and is a Parish Council Chair in the Horsham District.  Nicky had personal experience of the service delivered by St Catherine’s when they cared for her grandparents, and she has supported through fundraising over many years since.

            • John Vickers
                John Vickers

                Born and bred in Crawley, John is passionate about how the hospice supports the local area. A chartered accountant and Charity finance specialist, John is currently the Director of Finance and Commercial Services at a fellow Charity, the Design Council. Outside of work, John enjoys hiking, painting and triathlons.

              • Jan Dowding
                  Jan Dowding

                  Jan has worked as a Tax professional for 25 years for several big brand companies. She now works in Tax part-time. From personal experience, she understands the benefits of palliative care for both patients and carers. She lives with her husband in East Grinstead and enjoys getting outdoors, reading and occasionally clay pigeon shooting.

                • Lisa Compton
                    Lisa Compton

                    Lisa has a professional background as a registered nurse; with over 35 years of health care experience, working in Accident and Emergency, Minor Injuries and general practice, and more recently, as a Director on an NHS Board. Having always worked in Surrey and Sussex, she has long been aware of St. Catherine’s and the value of the services it offers to local residents.

                  • Alison Crombie
                      Alison Crombie

                      Alison trained as a nurse and has worked in a variety of senior director roles in the NHS and academia for over twenty five years. She is a medical anthropologist and coach. She currently works as a clinical and education adviser and holds a visiting professor role with the University of Surrey.

                    • Kate Midgley – Trustee Elect
                        Kate Midgley – Trustee Elect

                        Kate has worked in the construction and build environment around compliance and governance for over 20 years and is looking forward to focusing her energy, time and commitment in St Catherine’s. She lives in Copthorne and feels passionately about the invaluable work of the hospice, and has supported us through fundraising for many years.

                      • Greg Andrews – Trustee Elect
                          Greg Andrews – Trustee Elect

                          Greg grew up in Australia and recently retired as Chief Operating Officer at Christ’s Hospice. He’s a qualified chartered accountant and spent most of his working life in finance, banking and investment management. He lives in Horsham with his wife, and enjoys music, cycling and travel. He’s looking forward to engaging with his local community and joining the team at St Catherine’s.

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