Management Team 

Garden House Hospice Care is governed by a Board of Trustees who meet each quarter to review performance and make strategic decisions about the future direction of the Hospice. The Board of Trustees is made up of 10 individuals with various skills and expertise from nursing, medical, commercial, legal, local government and is led by the Chairman John Procter. A list of the Trustees can be found below.

Day-to-day operations of Garden House Hospice Care, is managed by the Senior Leadership Team led by Chief Executive Sue Plummer.  This experienced senior team is made up of Directors and Senior Managers provide management reports to the Board of Trustees and are responsible for leading their departments, implementing management decisions, and ensuring the smooth running of the Hospice and its services.  

Trustees at Garden House Hospice Care

John Procter - Chairman
Rhona Seviour- Chair of Hospice Care and Clinical Governance committee
Steve Mellish - Chairman of the Trading Company
Eleanor Cooke
Sir Tim Wilson 
Roger Gochin 
Professor Ken Farrington
Janet Nevitt
Dr John Machen

James Silsby
Helen Dodd

Senior Leadership Team

Chief Executive - Sue Plummer
Dr Sarah Bell- Medical Director
Jayne Dingemans - Director of Patient Services
Lisa Seccombe - Director of Fundraising, Marketing & Communication
Mike Thompson-Interim head of Trading
Clare Miles- Interim Director of Finance
Carole Simmonds - HR Manager

Garden House Hospice Care Trading Ltd

Garden House Hospice Care Trading Ltd operates 7 retail stores across North Hertfordshire and Stevenage and an online Ebay store. All stores rely on donations of goods from the local community and all profits from retail generates vital funds towards Garden House Hospice Care patient care. The management team is governed by a Board of Trustees and day to day management is led by Head of Trading.

Management Team

Steve Mellish - Chairman of the Trading Company
Sir Tim Wilson - Director
Eleanor Cooke - Director
Ian Hamilton - Company Secretary
Mike Thompson - Head of Trading