You can contact all of our trustees at [email protected]

Steve Henly (Chair)

Steve owns a specialty industrial chemicals business and a commercial property investment company based in Shrewsbury. Steve is also on the Board of an International media publisher based in London. Having developed a career in electrical and chemical engineering Steve has a commercial background, and particular expertise in sales and marketing. Steve currently Chairs the Hope House Children’s Hospices Board of Trustees.

Barbara Evans (Vice Chair)

Barbara retired from Local Government as the Head of Safeguarding & Corporate Parenting for Telford and Wrekin Council. She is Vice Chair of the Board of Hope House and has served as a Trustee since 1991. Her background is in Social Services and she has served with the Social Services Inspectorate as a regional development worker for Quality Protects - a government initiative to raise standards in children's services. She has a special interest in children with disabilities.

Phil Inch (Treasurer)

Phil brings wide financial experience to the Board as he was the Finance Director of Kronospan Ltd - a large local employer based in Chirk. He is also currently the Treasurer of the Hope House Trustees.

David Sharp

David was appointed a trustee of Hope House in September 2015. He has been a full-time GP partner in Telford since 2005. He lives in Shrewsbury with his wife and three children. 

Gary Morton

Gary is a West Midlands businessman who has been involved in raising funds for Hope House for 21 years. His organisation, GM Fundraising, has raised more than £2million. Married, with two children, Gary also enjoys cycling and playing the drums. He says his motivation for joining the board is to support the hospices, which have become very close to his heart.

Graeme Harkness

Graeme is from Mid Wales and a retired senior educationalist with experience gained as a Headteacher/Executive Principal in four secondary schools across England and Wales. He has an academic background in Science and ICT teaching, and was also an Assistant Director of Children’s Services with a local authority and a Senior Regional Director for School Improvement across the West Midlands. He is also a former Trustee of the Aneurin Bevan Leisure Trust.

Kelly Miller

Kelly is from Shropshire and works as a solicitor. Kelly was born and raised in the Oswestry area and has been a keen supporter of Hope House Children’s Hospices over many years, taking part in events and other fundraising activities.

Dr Supriya Kapas

Supriya is a pharmacist focussed on quality assurance matters for the cell therapies facility at the Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Oswestry. Supriya is from the Wrexham area and is a community councillor, as well as consulting on a number of healthcare issues for external bodies ranging from ethics and governance to disciplinary matters. 

Sarah Griffith

Sarah is a HR professional who has worked in the sector for almost 20 years, successfully partnering with executive stakeholders to deliver organisational visions and strategies. Sarah has a Diploma in Human Resources Management and is CIPD Level 7 qualified and also holds CIPD Chartered Fellow professional membership. Sarah is Chair for CIPD North & Mid Wales as well as a member of the CIPD Wales Senior Practitioner steering group for HR policy development.