Ty Hafan

our board

The Board has responsibility for Tŷ Hafan's overall strategy and future direction.

We currently have ten directors, headed by Acting Chairman, Martin Davies.  Martin is supported by five other non executive directors: Tim Jenkins, Kath Palmer, Chris Pearse, Anne Jones, and Isobel Davies. There are four executive directors, Rob Jones, Acting Chief Executive and Chief Finance Officer, Carol Killa, Director of Care, Dawn Lewis-Whelan, Director of HR, and Claire Cooper, Director of Fundraising. Together they have a wide range of experience in health care, clinical and corporate governance, finance, fundraising and commercial activity.

martin davies

 

martin davies

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.

 

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tim jenkins

 

tim jenkins

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.

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Kath Palmer

 

kath palmer

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.

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Chris Pearse

 

chris pearse

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.

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anne jones

 

anne jones

Originally from Swansea, Anne is married with two daughters and one grandson, and she lives near Llantrisant.

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isobel davies

 

isobel davies

Born in Lincoln, Isobel then graduated with a BEd and a Special Needs Diploma both from Sheffield University.

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carol killa

 

carol killa

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.

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dawn lewis whelan

 

dawn lewis-whelan

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.

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rob jones

 

rob jones

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.

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claire cooper

 

claire cooper

Claire has worked in the not-for-profit sector in London and Auckland for over ten years and has experience across all areas of fundraising and marketing. Before joining Tŷ Hafan, Claire was the Director of Fundraising for Ronald McDonald House Charities in New Zealand.

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