HHA has a diverse board to ensure we fulfill our charitable objectives with excellence, in the most effective, transparent and professional way possible. We do so in accordance with legal requirements set out by the Internal Revenue Service and specific standards set out by groups like DFID, the UN and our other partners.
Should you have any questions about our governance systems and accountability, please don't hesitate to contact us.
Chair of Trustees
Has spent his working life in healthcare and specifically purchasing, equipment procurement and project management. His last role at HCA International was Director of Purchasing across the six London based Hospitals, with an annual expenditure of £100m. Clive has recently retired to take up a fulltime role as part of a Pastoral team in a local Church in Bromley.
Has seven years experience on the senior management team of BMS World Mission (one of the UK’s largest Christian NGOs), with specialisms of marketing and communication. Over the years Gareth has visited and worked in many developing countries in order to fundraise and promote mission to churches. He is currently Senior Minister of Broadmead Baptist Church, East London.
Dr Cheryl Battersby
Dr Cheryl Battersby is a Consultant Neonatologist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital London, the tertiary referral centre for newborn infants with surgical and cardiac problems in North West London. She is also a Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London and her research interests centre on improving outcomes for preterm infants in high and low resource settings. She has been a trustee for HHA since 2012 and feels passionately that every child around the globe deserves a healthy start in life.
Michelle has over twelve years clinical experience in the NHS. Works as a Trauma and Orthopaedic Senior Registrar, specialising in Limb Reconstruction and Global Surgery. Michelle graduated from UCL medical school and holds a Masters and PhD from Warwick University. She is dedicated to developing sustainable trauma services in low to middle income countries.
Alongside a 35 year city career as a freelance programme manager within Investment Banking, Insurance and Wealth Management, Bertie has travelled extensively. With roots in New Zealand and a family in London he has balanced working life with outdoor pursuits and volunteering, joining expeditions in the developing world and in recent years visiting HHA projects in Haiti (with a team from St John’s Hampton Wick) and Uganda/South Sudan
Izzy has 10 years of experience in fundraising, programme design and delivery, particularly in overseas projects supporting women and girls, and people with disabilities. She works as the Development Director at WONDER Foundation and previously was the Programmes Director of Walkabout Foundation and is a past employee of HHA. She studied in Trinity College Dublin.
Hannah Bennett works for the British Academy’s international team and is responsible for administering the Academy’s international programmes, financial monitoring and reporting on grants. She volunteered in Hope Health Action’s UK office between her bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
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