WOKING & SAM BEARE HOSPICES - Key Persons


Alex Dixon

Job Titles:
  • IT Manager
  • Member of the Supporter Care Team
I am the IT Manager and joined the Hospice in the summer of 2021. I am immensely proud to be able to bring my 20+ years of IT experience to the Hospice. The team are friendly and forward thinking, and in my role as IT manager I can bring the right solutions to help everyone in their important roles. Making a difference is key and evolving the technology at the Hospice is what I love to do.

Carina Kemp

Job Titles:
  • Staff Member
Carina has been a Trustee since January 2021. Carina graduated from the University of Sheffield with a B.A. in Urban Studies, and then a Masters in Economic Geography, Queens University, Canada. Carina's career has focused on leading global corporate transformation programmes driving improvements across product, people, operational processes and customer insight. She started her career at PA Consulting in the UK and then moved to New Zealand before joining HSBC Bank plc in both UK and global roles. Since 2017 she has successfully transferred her skills to support charitable organisations including Woking & Sam Beare Hospice, the Prince's Trust and Trailblazers Mentoring. Carina has been volunteering with the Hospice since 2018. Carina lives locally and is married with two children.

Carole Miles

Job Titles:
  • Lottery and Raffles Manager
I am the Lottery and Raffles Manager. Together with a small team of staff and volunteers I facilitate the weekly lottery and annual raffles. After having experienced first-hand the wonderful work carried out by the Hospice I started volunteering in 2013 in one of the Book Shops. Later that year I joined as a member of staff working with the fundraising team as Car Raffle & Lottery administrator. During this time I had the privilege of working with a fabulous group of volunteers taking the car raffle out into the community.

DAVID ANDREW PERRY

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • RETIRED

Diana Chan

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Supporter Care Team
  • Education & Training Manager
My name is Diana and I started at the hospice as Education and Training Manager in January 2022. I have worked in a variety of healthcare roles across a clinical commissioning group, independent healthcare, the NHS, pharmaceuticals and other charities. I am passionate about continuing professional development and learning new skills.

Isabel Webster

We are proud to announce that Sky News Presenter Isabel Webster is to take the role of New Build Appeal Patron, and will lend her support to the Hospices over the coming months as they build for the future to ensure 21st century care across Surrey for generations to come. Best known for co-hosting Sunrise on Sky News, alongside Eamonn Holmes, Isabel has a personal connection with Woking Hospice as her mother was the original architect for the current building in Hill View Road, when it opened 20 years ago.

Jon Jagger

Job Titles:
  • Chartered Accountant
Jon has been a Trustee since February 2017. Jon is a chartered accountant and has lived and worked in Surrey for over 30 years. He has wide experience both as an audit partner and financial director and currently works as a non-exec advisor to several businesses. Jon was a Director of Surrey Chambers of Commerce from 2009 to 2015 and served as President for 2013 and 2014. Jon is the Chair of the Hospices' Finance & Sustainability Committee. Jon lives in the Elmbridge area with his family.

JON RICHARD JAGGER

Job Titles:
  • ACCOUNTANT
  • Director

Kerry Bennett

Job Titles:
  • Marketing and Retail Director
Kerry has over 20 years' experience working in the charity and public sectors as a marketing and communications professional. Before joining the Hospice in November 2016 she had been a marketing and brand consultant for national young person's charity Dame Kelly Holmes Trust. Following the completion of a BSc Hons Degree in Human Biology form King's College University of London and obtaining a First for her dissertation on the genetics and neurology of dyslexia, Kerry began her career at a national dyslexia charity as a press officer. Positions held have included being the Head of Marketing and Communications, Communications and Policy Manager and Head of Public Relations for a number of national charities and Science Communications Manager for LGC Group [formerly the Laboratory of the Government Chemist]. Kerry's experience over the years has included working in education policy, science communications and the full marketing and communications mix from traditional PR to digital marketing and ecommerce across a number of different charities. Kerry heads up the Marketing Department and took over as the lead for the Hospice's Retail Division in January 2020.

Kerry Jarred

Job Titles:
  • Staff Member

Krista Lougher

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Supporter Care Team
  • Challenge Events & Community Fundraiser
I joined the Hospice in July 2019 as the Challenge Events & Community Fundraiser. I've participated in many fundraising events over the years and know just how important it is to raise funds for the Hospice. I am the lead on all things sporty, from Skydives to Marathons, Cycling to Golf - you name it. I enjoy helping our supporters get the most out of their challenge event and help them reach their goals.

Lorraine Contessa

Job Titles:
  • Staff Member

LYNNE PATRICIA MACKINTOSH - Secretary

Job Titles:
  • Company Secretary

MARC LESLIE RIGGS

Job Titles:
  • COMPANY DIRECTOR

Marc Riggs

Job Titles:
  • Staff Member
Marc has been a Trustee since September 2012. Marc is a chartered surveyor and town planner and has worked in the property industry for some thirty years. Previously a partner of a regional property consultancy firm, Marc now runs several development companies delivering office, industrial, retail and residential schemes in and around the south-east. Marc was Chairman of our Board of Trustees prior to Tim Stokes but has remained a Board Member since hand over the reins. Marc lives locally and is married with two children.

Marian Imrie - CEO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Executive
  • Member of the People Senior Management Team
  • CEO After a Short Period on Our Board of Trustees
Marian Imrie joined us as CEO after a short period on our Board of Trustees. She is an experienced senior healthcare manager and was director of the The Nuffield Health Woking Hospital for two years and has held senior roles in the NHS, BMI Healthcare, HCA and Aspen Healthcare. Marian has a background in accountancy and lives in Camberley. She brings a wealth of general and commercial management experience in the healthcare sector to her role at the Hospice.

Mel Sibley

Job Titles:
  • Books Business and Community Hub Manager
I am the Books Business and Community Hub Manager and together with our fantastic team of staff and volunteers we manage the Sam Beare Bookshop in Weybridge.

Michael Aspel

Nationlly known personality, Michael Aspel, was awarded the OBE for his services to broadcasting in 1993. A local Weybridge resident he is a Patron of Sam Beare Hospice.

Nic Morgan-Savage

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Supporter Care Team
  • Wellbeing Lead

Nicola Eggers

Job Titles:
  • Managing Director at Barclays Bank
Nicola has been a Trustee since December 2018. Nicola is a Managing Director at Barclays Bank in the Savings, Investments & Wealth Division, having been with the Company for more than 28 years. During her career at Barclays she has led, hired, developed and retained senior client-facing investment professionals, driving improvements across product, people, sales processes and technology. Nicola graduated from the University of Birmingham with a degree in Money, Banking and Finance (B Soc Sci) and is a Fellow of the Chartered Securities Institute (Dip). Nicola lives locally and is married with three children.

Peter Egan

Job Titles:
  • Actor
Actor Peter Egan become a Patron for Woking & Sam Beare Hospice in 2021 after his wife Myra, who was cared for by the Hospice team, sadly passed away. Peter is best known for his roles in Downtown Abbey, Unforgotten and After Life 2 and outside of acting he is also a campaigner for animal rights. Peter explains; "The Hospice Staff were so wonderfully helpful to both myself and my daughter Rebecca, I don't know what I would have done without them during the last few weeks of Myra's life. They are an amazing group and all their carers and employees are caring and compassionate, I am so impressed with them and that is why I have decided to become their Patron." We are incredibly grateful that Peter has decided to become a Patron for our charity having experienced for himself first-hand just how important hospice care is.

PETER GEOFFREY GOODYEAR

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • TRUSTEE

Peter Goodyear

Job Titles:
  • Staff Member

Peter Jordan

Local Woking Businessman, Peter Jordan has supported Woking Hospice since opening our doors in 1996. His generous encouragement and enthusiasm in support of our fundraising activities is very special. Peter Jordan and his company Calor Gas are one of the main sponsors of the Gala Spectacular.

Phil Wormley

Job Titles:
  • Member of the People Senior Management Team

PIERS PHILIP MEADOWS

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • SOLICITOR

Rhod Lofting

Job Titles:
  • Hospice Founder & Life President

RHODNEY HAYDN LOFTING

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • RETIRED

RICHARD MICHAEL ROBERTS - Managing Director

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • MANAGING DIRECTOR

Richard Roberts

Job Titles:
  • Staff Member

ROY ANTHONY JARVIS

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Shaun Dyer

Job Titles:
  • Head of Finance and IT

Sue Smith

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Supporter Care Team
  • Reception Manager

Susan Cross

Job Titles:
  • Director of Clinical Services

Susan Gent

Job Titles:
  • Staff Member

SUSAN JANE GENT

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • SOLICITOR

Tim Stokes - Chairman

Job Titles:
  • Chairman

TIMOTHY ANDREW STOKES

Job Titles:
  • CONSULTANT
  • Director

Tony Jarvis

Job Titles:
  • Staff Member

Victoria Cinnirella

Job Titles:
  • HR Services Advisor

Wilson Bingwa

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Supporter Care Team
  • Healthcare Assistant