Isabel Napper, Chair was a lawyer for over 30 years - most recently as a partner at the Cambridge office of a national law firm. She is on the board of SDI plc, Health Enterprise East and Eastern Academic Health Science Network and also advises professional service firms on strategy. Isabel started her career in the City of London and she has a Masters degree from UCL.
Dr Alex Manning has been a local GP for 15 years and has a particular interest in palliative care. Alex is keen to promote a closer working relationship between primary care and the services provided by the charity.
Arnold Fertig is a retired GP. He was a partner at Nuffield Road Medical Centre in East Chesterton, Cambridge, for over 30 years. He has had a long term interest in developing patient centred care through better coordination of services and better communication. To further these aims, for over 20 years he has worked with local commissioning and community trusts, hospitals and the general practice community as well as patient groups. The work has involved clinical leadership and advice, and various roles in clinical and corporate governance, including at Board level.
Graeme Jones works for NHS England as Regional Director of Operations and Delivery for Midlands and East. Graeme previously worked for the East of England Strategic Health Authority and at a Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Trust.
Jennifer Brook was Bursar of Churchill College until 2017 and is now working as a trustee and Director for a number of charities and organisations. She remains a Life Fellow of Churchill College.
John Short is one of Cambridge's most respected corporate lawyers. He recently retired as Senior Partner at Taylor Vinters and has wide-ranging experience of all areas of corporate work, although he specialised in advising early technology companies. John is a Founding Director of Cambridge Science Centre.
Kate Kirk is a ghost writer, editor and author of The Cambridge Phenomenon. She grew up in Cambridge and moved back after spending 20 years living and working overseas, including with the World Health Organisation in Manila. Kate started volunteering at Arthur Rank House in 2007 and became a trustee in 2010.
Lee Maughan is Chief Financial Officer at Push Energy Limited. Lee qualified as a chartered accountant with a regional accountancy practice before spending over 10 years with Deloitte. Lee was Director of the Entrepreneurial Business team in Cambridge working across the region with a variety of privately owned businesses. Since September 2015, Lee has been a Director of Arthur Rank Hospice Limited and he is also treasurer and vice-chairman of the Institute of Directors Cambridgeshire branch.
Rosy Stamp is a qualified speech and language therapist who worked in children's special residential care, completing a research MSc in Education at Cambridge. She was CEO of St Helena Hospice for 11 years and hopes her passion for excellent palliative care will be useful to the hospice.
Stephen Kay is a Chartered Engineer and Company Director who spent 28 years with Cambridge Water, 13 as Managing Director. He now works as an Independent Non-Executive Director and consultant on a number of water-related projects in the UK and Europe.