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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

Alex Amzallag

Family Link Team Manager

Alice Alefounder

Specialist Carer

Alison Lavender

Family Link Social Worker

Allya Khammari

Music Therapist

Amanda Nash-Jones

Family Link Worker

Angela Kim

Trust Fundraiser

Ani Roberts

Home Support Volunteer Manager

Anna Lawrence

Specialist Play Worker

Anna McGrath

Philanthropy & Partnerships Manager

Annie Pitcher

Supporter Engagement Officer

Anna Miles

Practice Educator

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

Hospice Nurse

Dan Smith

Volunteering Development Manager

Debs Smith

Housekeeping Manager

Debra Silver

Consultant Physiotherapist

Diane Craig


Eleanor Polihronis

Art Therapist

Ellie Butcher

Senior Play Worker

Emma Gibbons

Care Administrator

Emma Pleass

Senior Nurse

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)

Katie Zammit

Specialist Carer

Kayleigh Regan

HR Officer

Keleigh Marks

Specialist Carer

Kinnat Onokurhefe

Care Administrator

Kirsty Keen

Hospice Nurse

Laura Grundy

Community Engagement Manager

Lisa Murphy

Family Link Worker

Lucille Morris

Occupational Therapist (Contractor)

Lucy Richardson

Marketing & Communications Officer

Margaret Joyce


Maria Zacharia

Senior Family Link Worker

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

Oludoyin Obasa

Hospice Nurse

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

Tony Cucchiara

Supporter Engagement Officer

Vikki Kempster

Play Specialist

Wendy Dyson


Zoe Jones

Financial Manager