HHA has a diverse board to ensure we fulfil 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 UK's Charity Commission and specific standards set out by groups like DFID, the UN and our other partners.
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Chair of Trustees
Clive has spent his working life in healthcare and specifically purchasing, equipment procurement and project management. He was previously at HCA International was Director of Purchasing across the six London based Hospitals, with an annual expenditure of £100m. Clive has recently retired after 9 years as Operations Pastor for a local Church in Bromley.
Scott is a US Certified Public Accountant and has been in the public and corporate accounting field for over 30 years. He is currently working for an international company based in the US as the Corporate Financial Controller. He joined HHA as trustee in 2022. Outside of work he enjoys a variety of outdoor activities like hiking, swimming, and cycling along with doing home improvement projects.
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.
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.
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.
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