The NCF announced the appointment of four new Board Members during its AGM yesterday.
The four new members are: Martin D’Mello, Group Director of Housing Care & Support, One Housing, Martin Farrow, Chief Executive, Optalis, Dan Hayes, Chief Executive, The Orders of St Johns Care Trust, and Karen Knight, Managing Director, NorseCare.
Maria Ball, Chair of NCF and Chief Executive of Quantum Care, said: “Myself and the rest of the Board are delighted to work alongside these members in their governance roles; bringing with them an excellent new set of skills and expertise to help shape NCF as we move forward into the new year.”
The NCF also announced that Carole Sawyers, Chief Executive of Brendoncare and Honorary Treasurer, and Rory O’Connor, Director of Welfare and Policy, RAFA, are stepping down from the Board.
Carole was a founding Board Member of the National Care Forum in 2003 as CEO of The Fremantle Trust. After a short break Carole returned to the NCF Board as Honorary Treasurer in 2008 and has held the position for the last 10 years.
Everyone at NCF expressed heartfelt thanks to Carole and Rory for their contribution and service.