The board has responsibility for Tŷ Hafan's overall strategy and future direction.
The board is headed by chairman, Martin Davies, and includes trustees, Dr Keith Holgate, Gareth Morgan, Robert Lamb, Peter Maggs, Kath Palmer and Dr Huw Jenkins. Supporting the board are executive directors, Rob Jones, chief executive, Carol Killa, director of care, Claire Cooper, director of income generation and Jason Foster, director of finance and corporate services. Together they have a wide range of experience in health care, clinical and corporate governance, finance, fundraising and commercial activity.
Committees of the board are also supported by co-opted members, who bring external perspective and expertise, giving added assurance to the board through their scrutiny and insight. The board welcomes three additional trustees, who will be announced in the Spring following their appointment.
Martin has spent over twenty years working with major retailers and financial services companies advising on branch development planning, positioning and developing retail marketing initiatives.
Kath has excellent finance and governance skills as well as experience in change management and leadership. Kath led the merger of the Welsh Development Agency and has since worked in the economic department specialising in business improvement.
Keith was born and brought up in Cardiff. He went to Whitchurch Grammar School and trained as a doctor at the Welsh National School of Medicine, qualifying in 1976. He worked as a General Practitioner in Barry for over 36 years until he retired in 2016. He was a trainer for General Practice and was involved in teaching, particularly in the field of respiratory medicine.
Robert is Director of International Investment and Industry at Expectation State, a company that works to increase the quantity and quality of private sector investment in conflict-affected countries around the world.
Gareth is the chief operating officer of Delio Limited, a financial technology company headquartered in Wales that works with leading global financial organisations. Gareth started his career in London with KPMG, prior to moving to HSBC, where he held a number of senior leadership roles in the UK and Asia.
Rob has joined Tŷ Hafan, continuing his career which has been deep-rooted in the accountancy, not-for-profit and retail sectors. Rob is a Chartered Accountant with significant experience in managing his own business, training, and working in the third sector and retail organisations as a finance director.
Carol is an experienced senior nurse with a background in General Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting. Carol has over 13 years experience working directly with children, young people and their families and an extensive experience of working in integrated multiagency teams and working at a senior level across Wales.