Ken Hanna

Chair of Trustees Ken Hanna has followed a prestigious financial career and retired as Chief Financial Officer of Cadbury plc in 2009. He now holds the positions of Chairman of Aggreko plc and Chairman of Inchcape plc. In developing this next stage of his career, Ken has been very keen to add his support to…

Paul Boughton

Treasurer Paul Boughton, a chartered accountant, worked on international acquisitions and business development for more than 30 years. He served as Corporate Development Director of industrial companies including IMI plc, Spectris plc, Consort Medical plc and Brammer plc. Currently he is Non Executive Chairman of Quartix plc, a vehicle tracking and driver analytics business. Paul…

Catherine van’t Riet

Catherine van’t Riet is a Physiotherapist who has worked in healthcare leadership positions in England and in Australia where she lived for 11 years. She now works in South London as a clinical leader in a community health service. She enjoys getting involved in sport, theatre and local events. Catherine is married to Richard and they…

Jill Ader

Jill Ader is a Senior Partner and Board Member of Egon Zehnder, one of the largest global search firms. Her client work focusses on CEO, Chairman and board succession. She joined Egon Zehnder in 1995 and has worked at Board level for the last decade. With roots in consumer facing businesses Jill has increasingly diversified,…

Jonathan Kembery

Jonathan Kembery is a solicitor and Chief Legal Officer with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, the leading international law firm. Jonathan’s eldest son, Robbie, suffered with Infantile Batten Disease for over a decade. During that time, Robbie and the family were regular users of Christopher’s as well as other services for children with terminal conditions. Jonathan…

Andrew Cosslett

Andy Cosslett is an Operating Partner with private equity firm, Advent International. His role is to support and guide the company’s activities focused on the leisure, hospitality and consumer brand sectors. He is also non executive Director of the Rugby Football Union. Andy was Chairman of the organising committee of the 2015 Rugby World Cup held…

Jayne Price

Dr Jayne Price is both an adult and children’s nurse. Having undertaken her general nursing in her native Belfast during the years of the ‘troubles’, Jayne followed her great desire to become a children’s nurse which she did after a programme of study in Leeds. During that programme Jayne developed an interest in children’s oncology…

Bob Peet

In October 2012, Bob’s son Matthew – who has Cerebral Palsy – was referred to Shooting Star Chase and Matthew and his family now receive regular support from the Hospice at Home team, as well as enjoying short stays at Christopher’s. Bob became a Trustee in 2013. Bob currently works as a Director of Transformation for the…