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Weldmar’s Board of Trustees

Introducing Weldmar’s Board of Trustees

Stephen Baynard – Chairman

Stephen Baynard

Stephen Baynard joined Weldmar Hospicecare in 2010 and was appointed Chairman in November 2014.

He has had a very distinguished and successful career in Corporate Finance principally in the travel industry and has held posts including Worldwide Finance Director of ‘Thomas Cook’ and CEO of the major travel retailer ‘Going Places’ with over 750 retail stores.

He has particularly helped Weldmar in the development of the Retail and Fundraising arms which fund most of its activities.

Ian Stone

Ian Stone (vice chair)

Ian has retired from a long career in the NHS where he held a number of Board posts and most recently the role of Human Resources Advisor to the Chief Medical Officer of England as well as providing HR advice to CMOs of the other countries in the UK.

He previously worked as a teacher and a management trainer for the John Lewis Partnership.

His special interests are staff education and employee relations.

Tanya GrantTanya Grant

Tanya is Bursar at Bramley School, an Independent Girls School and is also member of a subcommittee of the Governing Body at Milton Abbey School.

Previously her background was in the Telecare, Social Care and Housing sphere for 20+ years, where she led the growth of Magna Careline Limited to provide support to more than 28,000 vulnerable customers across the UK.

Tanya is also a previous Non-Executive Director of the TSA (formerly known as the Telecare Services Association).

James FitzHarrisJames FitzHarris

Viscount FitzHarris

Viscount FitzHarris has extensive experience in financial management.

He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in London.

He is now a local landowner and farmer.

Sue HawkettSue Hawkett OBE

Sue has worked in senior clinical, educational and managerial roles at local and national level, including the NHS, voluntary sector, overseas development agencies and latterly government.

As leader of the End of Life Care Team at the Department of Health she oversaw the publication of the End of Life Care Strategy.

She is currently a Lay Member on the NICE Quality Standards Committee for End of Life Care Service Delivery guidance.

James Joicey CecilJames Joicey-Cecil

James, a qualified Chartered Accountant, has enjoyed a distinguished career in the City of London working as an institutional stockbroker, latterly with Credit Suisse.

He is currently Weldmar Hospicecare’s Hon. Treasurer.

He is also involved with several other Dorset charities.

Davina SmithDavina Smith

In her professional career Davina trained as a nurse and health visitor and had an extensive career in management within the NHS.

Once retired she served as a trustee of a hospice in Hertfordshire before moving to Swanage where she has busied herself serving on various health committees in a voluntary capacity.

Jayne George

Jayne is a Fundraising and Marketing Consultant working internationally with charities and NGO’s.

Her marketing career began in retail and she opted to work in the charity sector 25 years ago working most recently in senior fundraising roles for the RNLI and Guide Dogs.

Jayne lives in Dorset with her husband and 3 teenage children.

David French

David has lived in Dorset for over 20 years.

Prior to retirement he was a Director of Hall and Woodhouse with responsibility for the Beer business. He has extensive marketing and general management experience.

Since retiring he has become a business mentor and Governor or Trustee for local organisations.

Ian Campbell

Ian is a Solicitor with Dorset firm Blanchards Bailey specialising in Wills and Estate Planning.

He is a member of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners and Solicitors for the Elderly.

Ian lives locally and was previously a Trustee with another local charity.


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