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Management Team

Our Management Team lead a group of more than 200 staff across the organisation, specialising in a variety of fields; including palliative medicine, therapies, fundraising and retail.

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Debbie Raven

Chief Executive

Debbie Raven became CEO of Thames Hospice in March 2015 and has overall responsibility for leading the charity, its patients, staff, volunteers, policies and strategy.

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Dr Jita Das

Medical Director

Jita joined Thames Hospice as Medical Director & Consultant in Palliative Care Medicine in July 2020.

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Lisa Church

Director of Nursing, Patient & Family Services

Lisa joined Thames Hospice in 2019, where she was appointed as the Director of Nursing, Patient and Family Services.

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Tracey Talbot

Finance Director

Tracey joined Thames Hospice in 2015 as Finance Manager and was promoted to Head of Finance & IT before taking up her current role where she is now responsible for Finance, IT & Facilities.

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Carol Carpenter

Director of People

Carol joined Thames Hospice as Director of People in May 2021. This is a new role and combines HR, Education and Volunteer Services, with the ambition to attract, develop and engage staff and volunteers to offer excellent services for the community and those in our care.

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Sarah Bissell

Director of Fundraising & Marketing

Sarah Bissell joined Thames Hospice in October 2018 as Director of Fundraising and Marketing. Sarah joins Thames Hospice from Autistica, the UK’s leading autism research charity.

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Julie Rowley

Director of Retail

Julie joined Thames Hospice in April 2006 and worked in various roles within Retail before taking over as Retail Director in May 2015.

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Make a difference

We rely on the generosity of our amazing community, whose support enables us to provide the best possible end-of-life care for local people. It costs £12 million every year to keep our Hospice running - through charitable support we need to raise over 50% of the funds required annually to provide our services free of charge, 365 days a year, to the people who need us most.

We’ve never needed you, our wonderful supporters, more than we need you today. Please donate what you can to help keep hospice care available for those in desperate need.

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