Governance

Our Trustees

Lady Bacon Patron

Susan Bacon is President of Priscilla Bacon Lodge Support Group and is a lifelong supporter of Palliative Care provision.

She divides her time between London and Norfolk, where she sits on the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts Board and the Norwich Cathedral Council.

The Rt Revd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich Vice Patron

Born in 1951, married to Julie, a palliative care nurse, with two surviving children. He was educated at Northampton Grammar, the University of Lancaster and Cuddesdon.  Ordained in 1975, working in parishes in Peterborough and Welwyn Garden City, then Selection Secretary for the Church before becoming Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury. Consecrated Bishop of St Germans (1993) he was enthroned in Norwich in 2000. Graham is a Lord Spiritual and Chair of the Paterson Inquiry. Graham retires as Bishop of Norwich on 28th February 2019.

Robert Carter DL Chair of Trustees

Robert Carter is Chairman of the RG Carter Group, a family-owned construction and property group.

He has held a number of positions outside of the company, which have included serving as a Trustee and Chairman of the England and Eastern Council of the Princes Trust .

In 2007 Robert was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Norfolk and served as High Sheriff of Norfolk in 2009

Robert Carter’s contribution to the local business community was recognised at the Eastern Daily Press’s Business Awards in 2008 when he received the Denise Anderson Award for outstanding achievement.

He was President of the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association in 2015 and was instrumental in the establishment of the Food and Farming Discovery Trust in 2017, which he chairs.

Iain Mawson Treasurer

Iain Mawson is a Chartered Accountant who has recently retired after 40 years in practice.

Iain was educated in Norwich and Holt, and after qualifying with KPMG in Norwich, worked in the City of London until he returned to Norfolk, the county of his birth. He joined M+A Partners, becoming a partner in 1992, where he specialised in charity accounting and family business.

Married to a doctor and living in North Norfolk, where she practices as a GP, they have a son and a daughter who are in their twenties.

Iain has held many ‘extra curricular’ posts throughout his career, including: Trustee and Vice Chairman of How Hill Trust; Finance Director of Wingfield Arts and Music; Chairman of the Finance Committee of St Andrew’s Holt PCC; Trustee of Alderman Norman Foundation; Non-executive Director of Norwich Community Health Partnership NHS Trust; member of the East of England Regional Committee of the National Trust; Governor of Gresham’s School and of Easton College; Trustee of Norfolk Community Foundation.

Iain’s other interests include cycling, gardening, sailing, skiing and walking.

Charles Barratt DL Trustee

Charles has lived and worked in Norwich and Norfolk all his life, where he is a Director of Barratt & Cooke Stockbrokers. A former High Sheriff of Norfolk and DL, Charles has been associated with many charities. He was Chairman of Victim Support Norfolk, and more recently, Chairman of Norfolk Community Foundation. Charles is also a Trustee of Norwich Cathedral Trust and The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.

Peter Joyner Trustee

Peter was born and raised in Norfolk, before leaving for university in the late 90s. Following working in London and Cambridge, he returned to the county to continue his career in PR and Marketing. He currently owns and run a marketing agency based in Norwich and London and is responsible for all of the communications activity for Priscilla Bacon Hospice at Trustee level. When he isn’t working, Peter is busy with a young family and heavily involved in coaching rugby at a junior level.

Anna Dugdale DL Trustee

Anna Dugdale is Chief Executive of the RG Carter Group, a family owned construction and property group.

After beginning her career in the city of London, Anna worked in the National Health Service in Norfolk for a number of years; latterly as Chief Executive of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust. It was in that role that she first became committed to supporting the improvement in palliative care for Norfolk.

Anna was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Norfolk in 2016

In addition to her role as Trustee of Priscilla Bacon Hospice, Anna is a Governor of Gresham’s School and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia.

Andrew Barnes Trustee

Andrew Barnes was one of the founding partners responsible for setting up Howes Percival’s Norwich office in 1989 and was the Firm’s senior partner prior to his retirement in 2017.

He is the Master and Chief Executive of the Great Hospital, in Bishopgate. Founded in 1249, the Great Hospital is a registered charity which provides sheltered housing and care for over 100 Norwich residents.

Andrew is also Chairman of Governors of City College Norwich, a Trustee of The Forum Trust, Norfolk and Norwich Festival Trust and The Thursford Collection and a member of the Norwich Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Care of Churches.