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Whether working in the Therapy Team, as a Specialist Carer, or Fundraising Manager, everyone at Noah’s Ark is united by one mission – to help children with life-threatening or life-limiting conditions, and their families, make the most of every day.

Sophie Andrews OBE

Chief Executive

Alison Goodman

Deputy Chief Executive

Clare Gell

Director of People

Hayley Manley

Director of Care

Dr Tagore Charles

Medical Director

Dr Juliet Pearce

Associate Medical Director

Dr Su Laurent

Associate Medical Director

Philip Roethenbaugh

Fundraising & Communications Director

Aaya Nader

Community Engagement Officer

Ailsa McWilliam

Trust Fundraiser

Alex Amzallag

Family Link Team Manager

Alice Alefounder

Specialist Carer

Alison Lavender

Family Link Social Worker

Allya Khammari

Music Therapist

Ani Roberts

Home Support Volunteer Manager

Anna Lawrence

Specialist Play Worker

Anna McGrath

Philanthropy & Partnerships Manager

Anna Miles

Practice Educator

Annie Pitcher

Supporter Engagement Officer

Asa Kempster

Consultant Facilities & Building Management (Contractor)

Becky Severn Sayer

Senior Head of Philanthropy & Partnerships

Beth Larbalestier

Music Therapist

Bouchra Khayati

Assistant Housekeeping Manager

Carys Williams

Bereavement Support Coordinator

Cathy White

Supporter Engagement Manager

Cerys Dawson

Philanthropy & Partnerships Fundraiser

Charlotte Alldridge

Head of Holistic Services

Chloe Dickerson

Nurse Practice Facilitator

Chloe Vispap-Rich

Therapies Team Manager

Clair Drury

Home Support Volunteer Manager

Dan Smith

Volunteering Development Manager

Dean Wood

Neonatal Music Therapist

Debs Smith

Housekeeping Manager

Debra Silver

Consultant Physiotherapist

Diane Craig


Eleanor Polihronis

Art Therapist

Elisha Lewis

Head of Clinical Services

Ellie Butcher

Senior Play Worker

Emma Gibbons

Care Administrator

Emma Pleass

Senior Nurse

Francesca Borzellino

Nurse Practice Facilitator

Gary Taylor

Senior Philanthropy Manager (Grants, Trusts & Foundations)

Georgia Godins

Family Activities Coordinator

Hannah Butler

Clinical Partnerships Manager

Helen Curtis


Helen Delderfield

Specialist Carer

Helen Kirton

Senior Head of Care

Jamie-Lee Smith


Jen Burnham

Children Hospice Maternity Midwife

Jessica Talbot

Business Development (Commissioning) and Data Manager

Jo Isaacs

Family Link Team Lead

Jonathan Miller

Facilities Maintenance (Contractor)

Judith Fall

Fundraising Data Manager

Katie Zammit

Specialist Carer

Kayleigh Regan

HR Officer

Kinnat Onokurhefe

Care Administrator

Kirsty Keen

Hospice Nurse Specialist in Pain and Medication

Laura Grundy

Community Engagement Manager

Leanne Spriggs

Clinical Services Manager

Lesley Simmons

Bereavement Support Worker

Lindsay Johnson

Marketing & Communication Manager

Louise Bellass

Volunteering Administrator

Lucille Morris

Occupational Therapist (Contractor)

Lucy Richardson

Marketing & Communications Officer

Luke Holmes

Head of Philanthropy & Partnerships

Margaret Joyce


Maria Zacharia

Senior Family Link Worker

Megan Moysey

Specialist Carer

Megan Scott

Family Activities Team Manager

Michelle Smith

Specialist Carer

Mittal Patel

Care Administrator Manager

Natalie Collins

Hospice Nurse

Natasha Davis Whitehead

Head of Marketing and Communications

Pasha Wild

Drama & Movement Therapist

Paula Evangelou

Specialist Carer

Punyapriya Singh

Senior Head of Supporter Engagement

Rachel Johns

Family Link Worker

Rachael Messer

Special Events Manager

Rebecca Taylor

Transition Services Coordinator

Sally Haynes

Home Support Volunteer Manager

Samantha Hobbs

Finance Officer and Office Manager

Sarah Curtis

Hospice Nurse

Seniz Hussein

Family Activities Coordinator

Sharon Scott

Senior Family Link Worker

Sophie Evans

Specialist Carer

Sophie Huglin

Hospice Nurse

Sybs Almassy

Clinical Governance & Quality Improvement Lead Nurse

Teresa Ferguson

HR Manager

Tieneva Makele

Specialist Carer

Tony Cucchiara

Supporter Engagement Officer

Vikki Kempster

Play Specialist

Wendy Dyson


Zoe Jones

Financial Manager