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For people living with neuro-disability

British Home Governance

President: Professor the Lord McColl of Dulwich CBE


Kay Sonneborn

Chair - Kay has been involved with the charity and health sector for over 30 years and has held senior non-executive roles in the NHS including being Chairman for ten years of the largest Primary Care Trust in London.

David Green

Deputy Chair - David worked in merchant banking before his involvement with the charitable sector, firstly as Finance Director of the London Voluntary Service Council and then Chief Executive for the Cripplegate Foundation and St Luke’s Parochial Trust.

Patricia Collinson

Patricia's background is in nursing and nurse education. Before retiring, was Nurse Director for the Medical Devices Agency. She has since been an Expert Nurse Witness, editorial consultant and trustee of Crossroads Caring for Carers.

Kenneth Dunn

Kenneth has some 30 years of social care experience. He has a broad knowledge of the care industry and government policies and procedures regulating care.

Alison Hughes

Alison is a nurse and midwife with thirty six years' experience. Before retirning from the NHS, she was Divisional Director of Nursing and Governance at St George's in Tooting and now works part time on a consultancy basis.

Rowenna Hughes

Rowenna managed a team of physiotherapists working with children and young adults with disabilities at King's College Hospital for thirty years. She served as Staff Governor at KCH NHS Foundation Trust and was awarded an MBE in 2012.

James Mill

James worked in oil and gas exploration for many years before joining the Royal Star & Garter Home as Finance Director. He has extensive experience of the challenges face charities such as British Home.

Derek Prentice

Derek spent over twenty years with the Consumers' Association (Which?) and served as President of the European Consumers Organisation. Derek has served on numerous medical bodies and committees as a lay member.

Rebecca Sycamore

Rebecca has considerable experience within the charity sector and is currently Executive Director of Development at St Mungo's. She was previously a specialist social worker and has held positions at Crisis and Homeless Link.

Jane Fisher

Jane has worked in the NHS for over thirty years. After a career as a nurse with a special interest in trauma, she moved into management and now heads the North West London Renal and Transplant Service.

Tom Walker

Tom has extensive experience in the finance and real estate sectors. He is currently Co-Head of the Schroders Global Listed Real Assets strategies.