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, 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 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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Kate Phipps

 

kate phipps

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.

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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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