Peter is an actuary by profession and spent most of his professional career advising company directors and pension fund trustees on the financing of pension and other employee benefits. Peter is a retired partner in the business advisory firm KPMG where his work also included identifying practical solutions to problems involving financial risk, facilitating strategic decisions and implementing change. He also has experience of managing businesses with income and expenditure similar to that of Saint Francis Hospice.
Neville A Brown JP retired in 1995 at the end of a long career as a Commercial Manager with Shell and has experience of working as an NED of two Listed companies. He served as a Magistrate for twelve years and continues to sit on Panels for independent Statutory Appeals. Having applied his business skills to good use for the hospice, NAB is also heavily involved in other community work; having served as an Elected Governor at Basildon Hospital, being Chairman of the Governing Body of Holly Trees Primary School in Brentwood and also as a Founder member and Chairman of a Sports Trust in Brentwood. Neville serves on the Court of a City Livery company which has recently been granted a Royal Charter.
Peter is the retired Head of Technical & Operational Services for the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. He qualified as a Structural Engineer in 1972 (C.ENG, M.I. Struct.E) and qualified as a Manger in 1986 (M.IMgt).
Robin spent virtually all his career in the Courts Service. He was called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of Grays Inn in 1979. Gained further academic qualifications after becoming a Barrister in management and training. Retired in 2003. Has been Chairman of a School Board of Governors for a number of years.
Dr. Saini is a qualified Physician with teaching experience. Special interests include Palliative Care, Dermatology, Medical Politics. In addition to his GP duties other lead roles have included Chairman of Local Medical Committee in Havering & Barking & Dagenham, MacMillan GP Facilitator for Havering PCT, GP Mentor for Havering Primary Care Cancer, Go Advisor to Barking and Havering LIFT-Co, Nursing Home Project Lead, Lad GP Stay Well 75+ and Chairman of National ME Charity.
Malcolm Miller brings to the board over forty years healthcare experience from the private healthcare sector. He has held various executive positions in general management and finance with BUPA. He recently retired after twenty years as the Chief Executive Officer of London's foremost and largest independent hospital, The London Clinic on Harley Street, Marylebone. Malcolm is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.
Pauline Russell has been a co-opted member of the corporate governance committee since 2014. She has extensive experience in HR, working as group HR manager with responsibility for policies and procedures governing the working life of 250 employees. She is hoping to add value to the board by using her past experience and the lessons she has learned to ensure that "governance is done correctly". Pauline is from the local area and has known and admired the work of Saint Francis Hospice for a long time.
David has a background of leadership, influencing and representational roles in high profile and diverse environments, managing complex and challenging situations together with many achievements in Fundraising. He describes himself as a creative strategist.
A professional career in the City for more than 30 years in the Lloyd's of London Insurance market, reaching Managing Director level; followed by a senior fundraising role with Macmillan Cancer Support for 10 years.
He became a certificated Member of the Institute of Fundraising successfully completing their examinations. During his business career he maintained parallel voluntary roles within the community, which he has further developed since taking early retirement.
He has previous experience as a Trustee with Havens Hospices, which is both an adult Hospice and a children's Hospice, serving for 8 years and as Chair between 2014 and 2016. Serves as a Magistrate in the Adult and Youth Courts sitting on the North East London Bench. An elected Councilor in Havering between 1974 and 1986. Currently Chair of Governors of Hall Mead School in Upminster.