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Charles Paull - Chair
Graduate of London University, initially University College (BA Hons) and then the London School of Economics (M.Phil) prior to becoming a Chartered Accountant (FCA). Trained in accountancy by Price Waterhouse, worked for Alcan, the aluminium people, Cape Industries, in their car-parts manufacturing business, then with Hillsdown Holdings before spending nearly 20 years with B.T., ending as their Director of Accounting. Involved in several business takeovers for BT, both in the USA and Europe. Retired in December 2004 having moved BT team to Xansa, the software integrator, forming a new division specialising in outsourcing administration. Charles became a Trustee when he retired but actually started raising funds for his local hospice as early as 1993 - when he appeared as a dwarf in a pantomime!
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Sheila Childerhouse has a wide breadth of experience within the public and voluntary/community sector. She brings an extensive network in the Health Service and has served for various local and regional Health bodies since 1984 in non-executive and chair roles. She led PCTs from 2000 and latterly she chaired NHS Norfolk & Waveney. She has also chaired provider trusts including Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust. She is currently a non-executive director of the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust.
Sheila's original background was in eduction and she was a local authority member for over 20 years, chairing major committees and was the portfolio holder for Social Well-being. She has led rural and urban regeneration organisations, most significantly Keystone Development Trust, one of the largest trusts of its kind in the country. Sheila is a partner in a farming business and was a member of the board of the East of England Development Agency, and deputy chair from 2009, leading on economic participation and social inclusion.
Currently Sheila is developing a portfolio including executive coaching, organisational leadership support and partnership development, building on her broad experience of strategic leadership, innovation and change at local, regional and national level. Sheila is a school governor and is a trustee of the Burrell Museum.
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Roger has spent his entire career working in pensions as an International Benefits Consultant and as International Benefits Director for two major companies. He is now the Chairman of Stamford Associates Limited, the international investment consulting firm, Chairman of the Trustee Board of two pension funds and an independent member of the investment sub-committee of another major fund. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, an Associate of the Society of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute, for whom he served for two years, 2003 to 2005, as national President. He is a Freeman of the City of London, and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Actuaries, for whom he served for a number of years until recently as Chairman of the Trustees of its Charitable Trust Fund.
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Tracy has a BSc Hons in Biochemistry from the University of Wales. She is a Senior Civil Servant working in HM Revenue & Customs as a Deputy Director. Based in Criminal Investigation, she has a varied portfolio leading on planning, strategy and policy. She was for eight years a member of the Colchester Samaritans, five years as a team leader and three as a Deputy Director. Tracy has a particular understanding of EACH's services as her daughter Amy used the Ipswich hospice until she died in 2007, aged 3. EACH continue to support her family.
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Bob has bachelor degrees in Sociology and masters degrees in Criminology and Social Work. He joined the Probation Service in 1978 and worked as a probation officer in Inner London and Cambridgeshire before taking up a training officer post in Cambridgeshire Social Services in 1985. He remained with Social Services until 1999 working in a range of middle and senior management roles. In these roles Bob was involved in the redesign of older peoples and children’s services. After 2 years with the Audit Commission, carrying out whole authority reviews of social care services, Bob moved to the NHS in 2001, working for Cambridgeshire Health Authority and the Primary Care Trusts that followed , as the lead for children’s services policy and commissioning. Bob Chaired the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Children and Young People’s Palliative Care Network and was a member of the regional network. Bob left the NHS to work as an independent consultant in August 2009. A major focus of Bob’s work as an independent consultant has been on services for children and young people with complex needs and disabilities and palliative care needs. Bob continues to support the Eastern Region Palliative Care Strategic Network.
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Paul is familiar with the services provided by EACH as his daughter Katie died in October 2008 at the age of 7 just after they had started making arrangements for occasional respite care at Milton Hospice. Paul is married to Steph and they have a 7 year old son called Sammy - they are all still actively involved with Milton Hospice. The Green family live just outside Chelmsford with their 3 rare breed pigs, a mad cat and two noisy guinea pigs. Paul studied Chemical Engineering at University College London and now works for a major Chinese Energy Company after 23 years working for Shell in London and the North West. His interests include motorsport, football and cooking.
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Helen took early retirement in 2007 from the international law firm, Allen & Overy LLP. Educated at Somerville College, University of Oxford she has a MA in Modern History. As a partner with Allen & Overy she was involved in a full range of corporate and corporate finance work for UK and overseas, public and private companies. Her interests include heritage and historic buildings, the arts and culture.
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Judi Ingram has worked in healthcare for over thirty years since qualifying as a registered nurse in 1985. She has held various senior and leadership roles, in both the pre-hospital, primary, secondary care and health authority settings, in senior operational management, quality improvement, development and assistant nurse director/director roles.
She works in London, and is a Board Director leading on all assurance activities related to the quality of clinical services, patient experience, patient safety and quality governance functions.She is also a Professional Advisor for the Care Quality Commission. Judi was born in Norfolk and lives in South Norfolk.
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Don was a general practitioner in Ipswich for 30 years. He trained at Cambridge and Kings College London. He was involved throughout his career in trying to improve NHS services as a GP representative on the Suffolk Area Health Authority, as Chair of Ipswich PCG, and as the Chair of the professional executive committees of Ipswich PCT and East Suffolk PCT. Lately he was on the board of the local GP consortium, IPSCOM. He is a trustee of Suffolk Family Carers and working with NHS Suffolk to create a GP Macmillan post. He has a family of 4 and 2 grandchildren, and tries to play golf.
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Ann leads the research, planning and implementation of marketing activity at Smith & Williamson. She advises the firm's various sectors and market groups and coordinates marketing communications and initiatives throughout the group. Ann is a member of the firm's Operations Committee, Marketing Committee and also sits on its Charities Committee. She is also a member and past chair of the London Committee of Professional Marketing International. Ann is a member of Nexia International's Communications Committee and is on the London Forum of the Marketing Directors' Network. Ann joined Smith & Williamson in 1994 from KPMG.
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John qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1977 and has been a partner in the Suffolk and North Essex based firm of Scrutton Bland for almost 30 years - latterly as Senior Partner. He acts for a large and diverse client base including owner managed businesses, farmers and high net worth individuals. In addition to his professional work he is a trustee of a number of charities and is a governor of Ipswich High School for Girls. John and his wife Anne have three grown up daughters and live in Foxhall just outside Ipswich. In his limited spare time John plays tenor saxophone with The Ipswich Hospital Band.
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Will is a director of the Suffolk Life Group, a specialist pensions firm and part of Legal & General. He became Director of Product & Operations in 2012 following on from the completion of his MBA at Cranfield School of Management in 2010 where he was involved in an International business exchange with three companies in South Africa working in both the finance and the Not for Profit sector. Will lives in Ipswich with his wife Al, and is currently enjoying introducing his young daughter Isabel to the delights of Suffolk.
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Following a major car accident in 2007 and a temporary absence as a trustee, Mark is now back working with us. He is employed part time by a General Practice supporting their IT development and getting to grips with the foibles of the NHS. Mark has enjoyed a career in manufacturing and distribution with a particular focus on the application of IT Systems for business improvement. Mark is married with two daughters, the eldest of whom has used the hospice service and was one of the first children through the door at Quidenham when it opened in 1991. Outside of work Mark is a keen published sports photographer, which he links with his love of classic cars, especially Jaguars.
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Dr Virginia Warren
Virginia is the mother of two university students, and the aunt of a child who would use EACH's services if the family lived in East Anglia. She was born in East Suffolk, had strong links with it throughout her childhood, and has lived in and around Cambridge since she came to Addenbrooke's to qualify as a doctor. She works major part time in London, in a job which helps her to contribute to EACH's clinical governance.
As well as being a trustee with EACH she also volunteers with The Wulugu Project, a Norfolk based charity supporting girls' education in Northern Ghana.
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