Amanda Bowen

Job Titles:
  • Head of Fundraising and Lottery

Arthur Baker

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Lottery Board

Claire Towns

Job Titles:
  • CEO, Matron and Registered Nurse
Claire qualified as a nurse in 1995 and joined the Hospice as a Senior Staff Nurse in 2004. Her roles since then have included - Practice Development Nurse, Ward Manager and Head of Nursing. Claire studied for a BSc Hons in Palliative Care which she gained in 2011 and broadened her studies further to become an Independent Nurse prescriber in 2013. Claire was appointed Hospice Matron in October 2014, is the Registered Manager and was appointed the CEO in May 2020.

John Turner

Job Titles:
  • Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees

Peter Marsh

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Simon Henwood

Job Titles:
  • Head of Group Finance
  • Head of Group Finance Mary Stevens Hospice & Mary Stevens Hospice Trading Company
Simon Henwood joined Mary Stevens Hospice team as Business Manager in 2003 after nearly 17 years in accounting practice and industry. He moved on to gain specific experience in the Charity sector including Financial Controller roles in the West Midlands for Sandwell Training Association and Providence Group Services. Historically an experienced accounting lecturer at local FE colleges and after heading up the growth in the Trading Company for over a decade he has more recently worked to integrate and head up the finance team at the Hospice. Simon has also recently been admitted to the degree of Master of Science in responsible leadership and Practise with Lancaster University.