The Board has responsibility for Tŷ Hafan's overall strategy and future direction.
We currently have ten Directors, headed by Acting Chairman, Martin Davies, who is supported by five other Non-Executive Directors: Tim Jenkins, Kath Palmer, Chris Pearse, Anne Jones, and Isobel Davies. There are four Executive Directors, Kate Phipps, Chief Executive, Dawn Lewis-Whelan, Director of HR, Carol Killa, Director of Care and Miranda McGinn, Interim Director of Finance and Business Intelligence. Together they have a wide range of experience in health care, clinical and corporate governance and commercial activity.
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.
He trained and qualified in the Welsh National School of Medicine in 1969. He has worked both as a General Practitioner and also for the Local Mental Health Service, having a particular interest in Community Care until he retired in 2009.
Chris qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1988. He has experience of working for quoted and unquoted companies in a variety of sectors including manufacturing, engineering, software, financial services, media and advertising and recruitment.
Originally from Swansea, Anne is married with two daughters and one grandson, and she lives near Llantrisant.
Kate has 15 years experience in senior management spanning charity and not-for-profit companies, local government, NHS Trusts and primary care commissioning. As well as her extensive knowledge and experience, Kate brings a calm and positive energy and an innovative approach, key in supporting Tŷ Hafan as it continues to fulfil its mission.
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.
Dawn is CIPD qualified and has more than 15 years experience in HR Management and Leadership. Her previous role was strategic HR Business Partner and Executive Board member at Sony in Pencoed where she delivered organisational change through a major transformation programme.