• 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.

      • 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.

          • 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
                    Kate Midgley

                    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
                      Greg Andrews

                      Greg grew up in Australia and recently retired as Chief Operating Officer at Christ’s Hospital. 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.

                    • Gemma Dawson
                        Gemma Dawson

                        Gemma has worked across the NHS, social services and the voluntary sector in management positions leading transformational change and improvement and currently works for the NHS in South West London. She has a long held passion for reducing inequality of access to palliative and end of life care and believes it should be available to all who need it. This passion has led her to take part in projects in Rwanda and Malawi supporting the development of palliative care services. She currently lives in Ardingly with her husband and toddler son.

                      • Philip Ingleby
                          Philip Ingleby

                          Philip is a Chartered Surveyor and has worked in the business and property world for over 30 years, both in the UK and internationally.  He grew up in Horsham but now lives in Reigate with his wife and three children, and is a keen cyclist and beekeeper.  He is very much looking forward to supporting St Catherine’s in its vital work for the community.

                        • Richard Griffin
                            Richard Griffin

                            Richard was born and grew up in Crawley. He worked in finance for over 30 years, mainly in technology and energy markets. St Catherine’s has a special place in his heart as his dad Geoff was cared for at the Hospice. Richard lives with his wife in East Grinstead and they have a son and a daughter. He enjoys cycling and golf in his spare time and is excited to be joining the team as a trustee.

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