The Paul Sartori Foundation Trustee Board is made up of a team of volunteers with clinical and business related skills and experience. Their role is to strategically lead the charity, ensuring that the charity is carrying out its aims for the benefit of the people of Pembrokeshire. It is vital that the Board acts in the charity’s best interests, complying with the charity’s governing documents and the law, whilst acting with reasonable care and skill. Trustees are further tasked with managing the charity’s resources responsibly, ensuring that the charity is accountable by complying with statutory accounting, H & S, Data Protection, Clinical and other reporting requirements.
The Board go above and beyond their duties as Trustee; not only attending monthly 2-3 hour Board meetings, but also attending subcommittee meetings, supporting the senior management team with advice and expertise on clinical, legal, HR, H&S, financial, retail, fundraising, public relations and property matters as well as attending events, cheque collections and delivering presentations around the County.
Sara Alderman joined the Trustee Board in 2008. In October 2016 she decided to take early retirement. Prior to that for 19 years Sara had run her own NFU Mutual insurance agency in Pembroke as well as being the South Pembrokeshire area’s NFU Group Secretary.. Prior to this and to starting a family she served as a Police Officer for 8 years in both Sussex and Dyfed Powys. She is currently Chair of the PSF Strategy Group and also is a member of the Clinical Governance and Retail Committees. Sara knows first-hand the valuable service that the Foundation provides as her father was cared for by the charity prior to his peaceful death at home in 2007. She is proud to be part of a strong Board which is driving the Foundation and all it stands for forward for the people of Pembrokeshire.
Charles, a Chartered Accountant became a Voting Member in 2001 as a past president of Pembroke Rotary Club which offers continuing support to PSF. He served his Articles before becoming a partner and consultant with Bevan & Buckland Chartered Accountants. He practised for 20 years in Swansea, moving to Pembroke following the expansion of the branch office in 1988 and has served on board of Gwalia Housing Society. His interests are choral music being a member, amongst others, of the Dyfed Choir, the Gwalia Singers, Swansea, and chorister of St Mary’s Church Tenby. He also enjoys travelling, reading, gardening and golf.
Heather Davies was brought up in Pembrokeshire and despite having worked in various parts of the UK has had a home here for many years. She has worked in healthcare throughout her career and has been involved with strategy, management, education and consultancy work in all areas of healthcare. She has worked in palliative care and for her Doctoral studies undertook research into suffering and resilience. She has many other interests including doing and teaching Scottish Country dancing, wildlife, reading, theatre and horse racing. Heather will also be joining the Clinical Governance Committee to share her clinical knowledge and expertise alongside Liz and Fin.
David has been a Trustee of the Paul Sartori Foundation since 2013 but has been a supporter of the organisation since its formation. David was educated in Pembrokeshire before reading Civil Engineering at Bradford University. After graduating he changed career paths and trained to become a chartered management accountant. He returned to Pembrokeshire in 1994 and is currently the Assistant Principal at Pembrokeshire College. He is also chairman of governors at a local primary school and his hobbies centre mainly around family life and his love of cycling.
Paul Lister – Vice Chair
Paul was born in Salisbury but moved to Birmingham to train and then practice as an architect, working on projects such as The Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre, three children’s hospices for Acorns Children’s Hospice Trust, two adult hospices in Worcestershire, Aston University’s Academy of Life Sciences and various buildings at Queen Alexandra College for blind and disabled people. Visiting family and friends in Pembrokeshire over 27 year he fell in love with the area and in 2008 he designed and built an eco-home and fully retired here in 2013. His interests include travelling, gardening, walking and dabbling in art. He was appointed a trustee in January 2015 and is a member of the property sub-committee.
Finlay Mackintosh – Deputy Chair
Finlay retired from general practice in Milford Haven in April 2014 after 33 years. He has had a career long interest in Palliative Care and took additional training, gaining The Diploma in Palliative Care from Cardiff university some years ago. He has ongoing contact with current general practice as his son and daughter in law are both local GP’s. He was appointed a Trustee in May 2014 and is also a member of The Clinical Governance Committee. Finlay has 3 children and 4 grandchildren. His interests include gardening, theatre and motor sport.
Liz has been a Trustee at Paul Sartori since 2007 and became Chairperson of the Board of Trustees in July 2011. She has been a member of the Clinical Governance committee since a becoming a Trustee and a member of the Audit and Finance Committee. Liz is also the responsible person within the organisation to have contact with CSSIW, a regulatory body that is in place to inspect and improve adult care, childcare and social services for people in Wales. Liz was recruited to the Board because of her nursing background and one of her responsibilities is to support the clinical team in any way possible. She is a qualified nurse who maintains her registration and keeps up-to-date though her teaching with the Open University and working part time as a Registered Nurse on the Nurse Bank at the local hospital, which she really enjoys. In 2009 she achieved a PhD, from the University of the West of England studying young girl’s decision–making. Liz and her husband have lived and worked in Pembrokeshire since 1984, as well as bringing up their family. Her passion is Scottish Country Dancing which she likes to do as often as possible. She has been an enthusiastic supporter of the Paul Sartori Foundation since becoming a Trustee and, as part of the very experienced and professional Board of Trustees, has contributed to supporting the wonderful team at Paul Sartori in providing home nursing care and other services in the End of Life.
Rosalind Raymond is a partner in a mixed farming business currently employing 18 full time staff. Married to Mansel, they have two children – Nigel who is the farm manager and Jenny who is a solicitor specialising in commercial litigation. Rosalind, a former bank clerk, has been a local school governor and also past chairman of Fishguard Floral Art Society. She established a floristry business with Megan Gwyther and since Megan’s retirement has continued the business as a sole trader. She is a former church warden of her local church where she has also been organist for over 30 years. Rosalind has supported the Paul Sartori Foundation for many years and has helped to run various fundraising campaigns. She became a voting member in 2006 and has been a trustee since 2007 serving on the audit and finance, human resources, fundraising, and shops committees.
Jason grew up in Llangwm Pembrokeshire where his parents still live. After university in Cardiff he moved away to pursue a career in HR and retail management working as a Senior Manager for DSGi, Curtis Shaw, Game Stores Group, Woolworths and Halfords leading teams of over 500 people in various locations and stores across the UK. After 15 years away an opportunity came to re-locate back to Pembrokeshire where in 2011 Jason opened up a recruitment and human resource company specialising in placing senior managers across 4 key sectors across the UK and advising SME’s on HR. Jason has been the Retail Chair for Paul Sartori for the last 2 years and was recently re-elected again in 2017. For nearly 3 years, Jason sat on the board as a volunteer for Pembrokeshire Tourism supporting the CEO and team to promote the importance of Tourism within the County. Jason is married to Victoria and they live in Blackbridge, Milford Haven.
Phil Thompson – Chair
Phil had a distinguished career at Texaco and Chevron for 36 years and in Public Relations, Community Affairs, Media Relations and local government communications for 20 years during that time. He was the Texaco/Chevron PR and Community Affairs Manager and Public and Government Affairs Manager when he retired. Whilst at Texaco / Chevron; Public affairs manager Phil, worked hard to increase Chevron’s involvement in the local community and in charity fundraising. His efforts in building up a rolling programme of events meant that the Pembroke-based oil refinery regularly raised more than £75,000 a year for nominated local charities. Phil also completed a 3-year contract as the Public Relations Consultant for Alstom Power who was the company responsible for constructing the new gas fired power station on the site of the former oil fired station on behalf of R.W.E npower. Phil’s role on behalf of Alstom was to be responsible for all aspects of public relations relating to the site. He also took on arranging several high-profile community events for Alstom during the last three years resulting in major community awareness for Alstom and at the same time raising over £50,000 for national charities in their name. Phil is currently representing major national companies in Pembrokeshire and is also arranging four major charity events per year for various charities. Phil also sits on the Paul Sartori Fundraising Committee. In the Queen’s Birthday Honours, June 2009 Phil was awarded the MBE for services to the community and fundraising achievements for local and national charities.
CHARITY AND BOARD MEMBERSHIPS:
Board member of the Pembrokeshire Business Initiative; Director of 21C Community Association; Trustee of the Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust; Chair of Paul Sartori Hospice at Home Charity; Vice President of the Cor Meibon De Cymru Choir; Vice President of Hundleton Football Club; Member of the Road Safety Forum (Pembrokeshire County Council)