Ian Davies MBA FCA CF (Chair)
Ian is a Chartered Accountant, formerly an audit partner in Coopers & Lybrand, now with a portfolio of Chairman and Senior Independent Director roles. He has experience of auditing a number of charities, both local and national, and has established two charities from scratch, and remains chairman of one.
He served over 12 years as Trustee for Salisbury Hospital Trusts and is currently Chairman of two not for profit Employee Benefit Trusts, and a member of Court for the Chartered Accountants Livery Company which has numerous charitable activities.
Anne is Director of HR, Development & Training for BMT Group Ltd, an international design, engineering and programme management consultancy of more than 1200 staff in 25 countries.
Anne’s background is in organisational development, change management and leadership development & training, having run her own management consultancy for 11 years and previously held roles at the BBC in personnel, line management and radio engineering.
Anne has an MA in Management Learning from Lancaster University, is a member of the Institute of Directors and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development.
Alexander John Burnfield MBBS DPM FRCPsych
Dr “Sandy” Burnfield was born in Winchester in 1944. He qualified in Medicine at the London Hospital Medical College (University of London) subsequently working at the Royal London Hospital. He then trained in Psychiatry working at Portsmouth, Southampton, Winchester and Andover. He was appointed as a Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Wessex Region UK and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 1972.
An active member of the UK Multiple Sclerosis (MS), and having had a form of the disease himself for many years, he is President of the Andover and the Winchester Branches. He was the Second Jack Pritchard Memorial Lecturer and Gold Medallist at the Queen’s University, Belfast on the subject of Doctors and MS Patients: Improving Communication. He helped to found “Persons with MS International” and establish it as a central part of the MS International Federation (MSIF.) He served for several years as a Trustee of The MS Trust.
Sandy has also done occasional work as an advisor and consultant in therapeutic approaches providing training, mentoring and guidance to Fairways Care (UK) Ltd over the last 15 years.
Dr. Elaine Maxwell
Dr Elaine Maxwell was Executive Director of Nursing for ten years in two NHS Trusts and one private company. She completed her PhD on creating workplace jurisdiction for new roles before moving into an academic role and is currently Associate Professor, teaching Leadership and Quality Improvement at London South Bank University.
Elaine is also a Non-Executive Director at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and has a particular interest in safety and organisational quality improvement.