Meet the team

The Senior Operational Team

Chief Executive Officer – Lindsay Hill

About Lindsay

  • Lindsay was Executive Director at the Meath before being appointed CEO in August 2017.
  • Lindsay qualified as a nurse for people with learning disabilities in the 90’s and has worked successfully in this field for 28 years.
  • Having worked in many care sectors; not for profit, private, the NHS and Social Services Lindsay has the insight, strength of knowledge and skills to be able to further lead the Meath Epilepsy Charity to flourish and thrive while keeping the needs of the people we support at the forefront of all progress.
  • Lindsay was instrumental in securing our prized CQC ‘Outstanding’ rating at an unannounced inspection- something only achieved by 2% of care providers!
T: 01483 415095
E: lindsayh@meath.org.uk

 

Lindsay Hill Lindsay Hill
Peter Esterhuizen - Registered Manager Peter Esterhuizen
  • Peter comes from an I.T. background and started at the Meath Epilepsy Charity as a bank support worker over thirteen years ago and the residents benefit from his hands on experience as a manager
  • Worked with three CEO’s, led two inspections and he and his team of approximately 140 care staff achieved an outstanding rating from CQC at our last inspection.
  • Adapts with the ever-changing legislation and culture of care to ensure his team delivers an exceptional standard of care.
  • Peter’s aim is to lead, support & develop his team to achieve an outstanding rating again and continue to improve and deliver the very best, innovative care possible.


Peter Esterhuizen
T: 01483 415095
E: petere@meath.org.uk

Garry Hill Garry Hill
  • Garry has almost twenty years of care experience including Challenging Behaviour Services and he is able to utilise this experience at The Meath
  • Garry has worked at the Meath Epilepsy Charity for eight years, starting as a support worker
  • He became Day Service Manager and in 2016 was made Assistant Director of Departments & Enterprises.
  • Garry has a wide range of useful skills- high level of knowledge of care and day services and also due to his building background an extensive knowledge of estate management.

 

Garry Hill
T: 01483 415095
M: 07867 450041
E: garryh@meath.org.uk

Dan R.

Dan R.

 


T: 01483 415095
E: Danr@meath.org.uk

Tania Cantoni Tania Cantoni
  • Tania was a senior Ladies wear buyer for Marks and Spencer for eighteen years but has spent the last fifteen years working in fundraising and communications.
  • Fundraised and project managed two capital projects at St Peter’s Catholic School in Guildford, namely a £5m Sixth Form Centre and £3m Theatre.
  • Tania then moved into the charity sector as Head of Fundraising & Communications for a charity supporting children and young people with disabilities achieving record breaking income, as well as successfully fundraising and project managing an appeal for a new sensory suite for the charity.
  • Tania is now responsible for the cross curricular running of the fundraising, marketing and communications functions at The Meath Epilepsy Charity, leading the team forward at a time of exciting development and growth for the charity.

Tania Cantoni – MinstF
T: 01483 411071
E: taniac@meath.org.uk

Bronwen H Bronwen Honey - Assoc CIPD
  • Bronwen worked in the Global Retail sector where she supported 100 employees in all aspects of Human Resources.
  • Managed projects including the streamlining and integration of systems and processes and successfully stabilized the UK Human Resources following restructure and takeover.
  • Worked in Weybridge for a Global Logistics Company and for fifteen years worked in procurement where she managed a team of various professionals.
  • Passionate about HR and is now responsible for the management of all Human Resources at The Meath Epilepsy Charity.

Bronwen Honey – Assoc CIPD
T: 07775 429389
E: bronwenh@meath.org.uk

Clarissa B Clarissa B.
  • Maintains and constantly strives to improve quality standards
  • Worked at the Meath Epilepsy Charity for over 21 years and has over 30 years’ experience in care.
  • Worked with four CEO’s and has trained up many of the managers that are working at the Meath today including the Registered Manager.  Clarissa has worked her way up from support worker to manager of Bradbury Wing, Jeffrey Court and Little Meath before being promoted to Residential Manager- managing seven houses
  • In her current role as QA Manager Clarissa assisted in the Meath’s achievement of a CQC Outstanding award.
  • Clarissa leads a team called “Experts by experience” which consists of a group of residents who actively assist in the quality audit assessments.

Clarissa B.
Quality Assurance Manager
T: 01483 415095
E: chrissieb@meath.org.uk

Mark Dumas

Mark Dumas – Chair of Trustees
Charitable Experience
Naomi House
• In 1993 he became regional chair and fundraiser for Naomi House, a children’s hospice.
Parkinsons (UK) formerly Parkinsons Disease Society
• Mark was appointed a trustee in 2001 becoming Chairman of the Board in 2004. He retired in 2009 due to Governance restrictions.
• Parkinson’s UK is the national charity that looks after the interests of Parkinson’s sufferers and their families.

Tim Bloomfield

Tim Bloomfield
Tim is a chartered Surveyor who spent his career dealing with commercial property, both as an adviser and latterly as a developer. He also acted as a Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors panel Arbitrator. Married with two children, he is a Trustee of a local charity and until recently was a Parish Councillor. He led his parish Neighbourhood Plan for two years and was chair of the Steering Group for a proposed Community Land Trust that was specifically targeting providing affordable community housing. He is a keen tennis player and is secretary of his local club.

Anna Coss

Anna Coss
Anna was Head of Strategic Commissioning and Performance Development for Adult Services at West Sussex County Council and chaired their Safeguarding Board until she retired in March 2009. She is a qualified socia worker with a strong interest in listening to and promoting the views of people supported by the Charity and their carers. Anna is also a trustee at The Grange in Bookham, Surrey.

Robin Gourlay

Robin Gourlay
Robin spent 35 years as an Executive for the BP Group. Between 1995 and 2003, he was Chairman of Anglian Water PLC and the Rugby Group PLC.

Charles Orange

Charles Orange
Charles is a chartered accountant and was Finance Director of Associated British Ports PLC for fourteen years. He is Chairman of Hascombe Parish Council and is also a Trustee of two large pension schemes.

Malcolm Ring

Malcolm Ring
Malcolm was a solicitor, having been a partner with Taylor Wessing LLP in London for more than thirty years. He completed 21 years’ service with the Territorial Army, serving as a Commanding Officer, and then as Regimental Colonel of the Honourable Artillery Company between 1986 and 1990. He has had twenty years’ experience as a trustee of various charities and his daughter is a resident at the Meath.

Jane Wybrew

Jane Wybrew
Jane trained as a nurse and worked as a Health Advisor and Aids counselor. She serves as a Magistrate in the Adult and Youth Courts.

Madeleine Henderson

Madeleine Henderson
Mady is currently a Fundraising Consultant at the National Trust, having previously spent 14 years working with charities supporting disabled children and young people across a number of roles, most recently Head of Communications. Mady sits on the Meath’s Fundraising sub-committee, her specialism is Major Donor fundraising.

Tony Robin

Tony Robin
Tony worked for over 35 years as an Institutional Stockbroker, 18 of which were on the floor of the London Stock Exchange. He was a Director of Hoare Govett for his last 15 years. In retirement he has been a Trustee of the charity CHANCE for Nepal. He has two children and lives locally.

Dr Jonathan Moore

Dr Jonathan Moore
Qualified as a Doctor in 1978 and for seven years served in the regular army as a regimental medical officer. He then transferred to the TA and commanded a RAMC Field Ambulance in Kingston upon Thames and later acting as Staff Officer in a divisional HQ.
He was been a NHS GP for 32 years and Senior Partner for a practice in NE Hampshire. During that time he had sole medical responsibility for a 120 bedded residential nursing home. He retired from practice in March 2017.

The Rt. Hon Jeremy Hunt MP

The Rt. Hon Jeremy Hunt MP

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey, Michael More Molyneux

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey, Michael More Molyneux

The Baroness Parminter

The Baroness Parminter

Image coming soon John Jeffrey (Awaiting Photo)

John Jeffrey (Awaiting Photo)

Mr Richard Lockwood

Mr Richard Lockwood

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Mrs Lesley Lockwood – Awaiting Photo

Skills Centre
Garry Hill Garry Hill


Garry Hill
Assistant Director Skills Centre
T: 01483 415095
M: 07867 450041
E: garryh@meath.org.uk

Skills and Activities Organisers:-

  • Alice C.
  • Beryl P.
  • Chrissie A.
  • Helen A.
  • Jack D.
  • John R.
  • Jacki W.
  • Karen B.
Janine Colby Janine C.


Janine C.
Assistant Manager
Skills Centre
T: 01483 415095
E: janinec@meath.org.uk

Support Workers

  • James B.
Health Care Team

Epilepsy and Health Liaison Nurse Annie P. looks after the complex epilepsy review and management of all residents at the Meath. Services include:

  • Ongoing epilepsy reviews with each resident
  • Epilepsy care planning and rescue protocols
  • Epilepsy assessment and report writing for social and medical reviews
  • Liaison and reports for secondary/tertiary care, Neurologist/Epileptology professionals across the country
  • Clinical teaching and training for staff and interested parties, both in Epilepsy
    Care and Emergency Seizure Management
Image coming soon Annie P.
For further information:
T: 01483 415095
E: anniep@meath.org.uk

Health Care Coordinator, Annie M., has a pivotal role ensuring each resident has access to all the medical services they require. She works closely with Meath health professionals and the residents own GP. Liaising with families, personal care staff and outside agencies (e.g. Chiropodist Clare Newby, Learning Disability nurses, local hospitals, Dental service, Optician, Psychiatrist and speech and language team) to ensure that everyone is working together to provide the very best care possible.
Annie M. is supported in this role by Health and epilepsy Liaison Nurse Annie P.
Services include:

  • Twice-weekly GP Clinic
  • Epilepsy care planning and rescue protocols
  • Medication management and training
  • Health care advice / promotion
  • Open door service / pastoral care
  • Ensuring close links with local Neurology and other specialist hospital services
Annie M Annie M.
For further information:
T: 01483 415095
E: anniem@meath.org.uk
Image coming soon Annie P.

Our Physiotherapy Team comprises Neuro-Physiotherapist, Jojo Newman, and and Therapy Assistant, Robbie Dent. Together, they work closely with our Healthcare Team and care staff with the aim of ensuring that each individual reaches their full physical potential. Their emphasis is on a holistic approach as well as education.
Individuals with neurological problems and epilepsy often need ongoing therapy, which may be provided in the form of:

  • 1:1 assessment and treatment
  • Hydrotheraphy
  • Home exercise and stretches
  • 24-hour postural management
  • Specific exercise plans in the Meath Gym
  • Swimming
  • Yoga
  • Splinting
  • Orthotics
  • Manual Handling advice

Everyone will have a full assessment and a treatment plan in place to support ongoing physical wellbeing. The Physiotherapy team works closely with outside agencies, including wheelchair services, special seating, Orthotics, Orthopaedic and Neurology services, Speech and Language service and splinting support through hospital Occupational Therapy.

 

JoJo Newman JoJo N.
Katherine B.
For further information:
T: 01483 415095
E: physio@meath.org.uk

 

Robbie Dent Robbie D.

As an integral part of our Health Care Team, Occupational Therapist Sybella W., supported by experienced Therapy Assistants, works with interested individuals and groups across the Meath to ensure that everyone is encouraged towards reaching their own individual potential.
Sybella helps residents and those who support them to develop person-centred therapeutic aims and objectives that are realistic and achievable. Having on-site Occupational Therapy ensures a fast response to referral plus specific clinical knowledge.

Services include:

  • Activity of Daily Living Assessment
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Motivational goals and understanding personal volition
  • Engagement in purposeful occupation
  • The planning and management of daily routines
  • Supporting physical and psychological needs in everyday life
  • Regular groups held with therapeutic and educational purpose
Sybella Wilson Sybella W.

For further information:
T: 01483 415095
E: ot@meath.org.uk
Robbie Dent Robbie D.
Fundraising & Communications Department
Tania Cantoni


Tania Cantoni – MinstF
Head of Fundraising &
Communications
T: 01483 411071
E: taniac@meath.org.uk

Helen Jackson


Helen Jackson
Communication Coordinator
T: 01483 411071
E: helenj@meath.org.uk

Gemma W.


Gemma W.
Fundraising Events Coordinator
T: 01483 411071
E: Gemmaw@meath.org.uk

Jamie E.


Jamie E.
Digital Communications Officer
T: 01483 411071
E: jamiee@meath.org.uk

Erica M.


Erica M.
Internal Events Manager and
Volunteer Co-Coordinator
T: 01483 411071

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Currently Recruiting

Administration
Alan S.

Alan S.
Estates Manager
T: 01483 415095
E: alans@meath.org.uk

Ron C.

Ron C.
Estates Team
T: 01483 415095
E: ronc@meath.org.uk

Rob Lewis Rob L.

Rob L.
Driver
T: 01483 415095
E: driver@meath.org.uk

 

Bronwen H Bronwen Honey - Assoc CIPD

Bronwen Honey – Assoc CIPD
HR Manager
T: 07775 429389
E: bronwenh@meath.org.uk

Dawn Bromley Dawn B.

Dawn B.
HR Administrator
T: 01483 415095
E: dawnb@meath.org.uk

Michelle P.

Michelle P.
Training Manager
T: 01483 420436
E: michellep@meath.org.uk

Pam K.

Pam K.
QCF Assessor
T: 01483 415095
E: pamk@meath.org.uk

Katherine B.

Katherine B.
Training Assistant
T: 01483 415095
E: Katherine.Barton@meath.org.uk

Dan R.

Dan R. – Finance Manager
T: 01483 415095
E: Danr@meath.org.uk

Helen O. Helen O.

Helen O. – Finance Assistant
T: 01483 415095
E: heleno@meath.org.uk

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Zoe PB. – Finance Assistant
T: 01483 415095
E: zoep@meath.org.uk

Amy L.

Amy L. – Finance Assistant
T: 01483 415095
E: amyl@meath.org.uk

Gail G.

Gail G.
Receptionist
T: 01483 415095
E: GailG@meath.org.uk
(Thursday, Friday)

Pam K.

Pam K.
QCF Assessor
T: 01483 415095
E: pamk@meath.org.uk
(Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)

Susan Green Sue G.

Sue G. – Catering Manager
T: 01483 415095
E: sueg@meath.org.uk

Karen Kruger Karen K.

Karen K. – Catering Assistant
T: 01483 415095

Max Berry Max B.

Max B. – Catering Assistant
T: 01483 415095

Kate Tyrell Kate T.

Kate T.
Housekeeper
T: 01483 415095
E: katet@meath.org.uk

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Jackie McM.
Domestic Assistant
T: 01483 415095

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Josie W.
Domestic Assistant
T: 01483 415095

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Michael A.
T: 01483 415095