Trustees and Officers

The Trustees of Woking & Sam Beare Hospices are all Directors of both companies.

Board of Trustees

David PerryDavid Perry BSc (Econ) FCA, Chairman





Rhod LoftingRhod Lofting BA DL, Woking Hospice Founder & Life President

After retiring from Esso, during which time Rhod also served 12 years as a Borough Councillor, he launched the appeal for Woking Hospice when he became Mayor in 1990. He raised £1.4million to build and open the hospice in 1996 and to conserve funds also ran the Hospice as a Volunteer for the first three years. Rhod remained as Board Chairman until 2007, when he stood down to continue as a Trustee.

Sian WicksSian Wicks

Having lived in North Surrey for approximately 20 years, Sian officially became a patron in April 2015.



James Harrison ID Ref MAG1933Chris Dunstan

Having worked as a GP in West Byfleet since 1978, Chris started GP commissioning in 1992 and continued to be involved in health care commissioning until he retired in 2012. He was a lead clinician in an audit of health and social care and also an advisor to the National Service Framework for older people. Chris has been a Trustee since July 2012.


James Harrison ID Ref MAG1933Anne Green

Having worked as a GP in Weybridge for 37 years and having had close contact with Sam Beare Hospice in the care of patients of in her practice Anne joined the board in 2012 and sits on the Clinical Services Committee.



James Harrison ID Ref MAG1933Mary Jenner MBE JP

A retired Justice of the Peace, Mary has been a member of the Board since July 2006 and currently chairs the Sam Beare Committee. She is also the Chairman of Governors at a preparatory school and Trustee of four other local charities.


Sue JonesSue Jones

As a retired IT consultant, who worked with a number of blue chip companies, Sue serves on the Fundraising Committee and also attends community functions where possible. She works as a Volunteer on the Lottery Team and has been a Trustee since May 2008.


Simon OxleySimon Oxley





Peter LovibondPeter Lovibond

After a 30 year career in banking, most recently at Commerzbank in London, Peter joined the Board of Trustees in 2015. Having lived in Woking for many years, this is his first voluntary commitment after retiring and he is looking forward to supporting the Hospices.


Marc RiggsMarc Riggs

A chartered surveyor and town planner, Marc has worked in the property industry for some thirty years. Previously a partner of a regional property consultancy firm, Marc now runs a number of development companies delivering office, industrial, retail and residential schemes in and around the south-east. He has been a Trustee since July 2012.

Dawn StickneyDawn Stickney

With a background in nursing Dawn joined the Sam Beare team in 1982 as a Macmillan nurse and retired in 2002. In 2008 she was invited to become a Trustee.



Piers MeadowsPiers Meadows

The Managing Partner of Meadows Ryan Solicitors, Piers trained and worked with Mayer, Brown Rowe & Maw (now Mayer Brown) prior to joining Meadows Fraser in 2003. He joined our Board of Trustees in February 2015.


Liz Cooper-BorthwickLiz Borthwick-Cooper

Having spent the last 33 years working in the voluntary, private and public sector, Liz retired in April 2015 and joined our Board. She has worked at Spelthorne, the last nine years as Assistant Chief Executive, and has now set up her own consultancy business.


Principle Officers and Contacts

Nigel portrait cropChief Executive and Company Secretary
Nigel Harding
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Fiona Portrait cropMedical Director
Dr Fiona Bailey
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James Harrison ID Ref MAG1933Director of Clinical Services
Jayne Cooper
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James Harrison ID Ref MAG1933Finance Director

Tony Cornwell
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James Harrison ID Ref MAG1933Director of Fundraising
Louise Morris
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James Harrison ID Ref MAG1933Deputy Director of Fundraising
Mary Lacey
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Liz Cussans portraitHR Director
Liz Cussans
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Lorraine Weedon PortraitMarketing & Communications Manager
Lorraine Weedon
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