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Meet the Team

Meet the Team

The Children’s Hospital Trust is privileged to have an outstanding team. These passionate, dedicated and enthusiastic individuals consistently go beyond the call of duty. The staff are fine examples of people committed to philanthropy and particularly the well-being of sick children.

Wendy Dreyer
CEO PA / Trust Administrator
Chantel Cooper
Head of Fundraising
Ropa
Ropafadzo Nhaitayi
Fundraising Relationship Manager
Thakier Abrahams
Information & Knowledge Manager
Helen Meintjes
Head of Programmes
Liz Linsell
Head of Legacies
Pauline Solomons
Legacy & Fundraising Administrator
Mershtilda Chaparadza
Data Capturer
tiara
Tiara Pathon
HR Manager
Verity Reynolds
Digital Marketing Manager
Andrea
Andrea Sasman
Events Manager
Tammy Sutherns
Publicity Manager
Theresa Acker
Graphic Designer
natasha
Natasha Clavaux
Communications Assistant
Tania Basson
Head of Project Management
Audrey Jason
Project Co-ordinator
Joanne Duncan
Head of Finance
Natasha Rossouw
Finance Manager
Isabel Finger
Finance Assistant
Melisa Engelbrecht
Reception/Finance Assistant
Pippa Schou
Volunteer
Christine
Christine Wragge
Volunteer
tarryn
Taryn Rubenstein
Legacies Relationship Co-ordinator
The Children’s Hospital Trust: Board of Trustees

* Executive Committee

Mr Spencer McNally*
Chairman, the Children’s Hospital Trust
Trustee, Children’s Hospital Foundation
Actuary

Mr Randall Titus*
Deputy Chairman, the Children’s Hospital Trust
Attorney & Sole Proprietor, Randall Titus & Associates

Mr John Bester*
Treasurer, the Children’s Hospital Trust
Chairman, Children’s Hospital Foundation
Independent Non-Executive Director of a number of companies

Emeritus Professor David Beatty
Trustee, the Children’s Hospital Trust
Emeritus Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Clinical Child Health, University of Cape Town

Mrs Isabelle Franzen*
Trustee, the Children’s Hospital Trust
Business Consultant

Emeritus Professor Heinz Rode
Trustee, the Children’s Hospital Trust
Emeritus Professor of Paediatric Surgery – University of Cape Town, and Dept. Paediatric Surgery, the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

Dr Tom Sutcliffe
Trustee, the Children’s Hospital Trust
Chairman – Mental Health Review Board, Provincial Government Western Cape
Former Head, Western Cape Government: Health

Mr Tim Willard
Trustee, the Children’s Hospital Trust
Managing Director, Navigate

Professor Alan Davidson*
Trustee, the Children’s Hospital Trust
Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Cape Town
Head of Paediatric Haematology-Oncology Service, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

Mr Llewellyn Smith
Trustee, the Children’s Hospital Trust
Chief Operating Officer, Coronation Fund Managers

Professor Mignon McCulloch 
Trustee, the Children’s Hospital Trust
Associate Professor of the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit; consultant and Nephrologist, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

Patrons

Emeritus Professor Sid Cywes
Emeritus Charles FM Saint Professor of Paediatric Surgery, University of Cape Town, and Dept. Paediatric Surgery, the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

Dr Christo Wiese
Chairman, Pepkor Ltd & Director of Companies

Mrs Cynthia Cormack MBE
Independent Fundraiser, Guernsey, Channel Island

Mr Ted Parlabean
Former Director of Companies

Mr Don Macey
Former Standard Bank Foundation Manager and Public Relations consultant

UK Trustees

Benedict Hall, Chairman
Dr Caroline Cormack
Mr Ben Morton
Mrs Georgina Cadbury
Veena, Lady Williams of Mostyn
Dr George du Toit
Professor Michael Levin

 


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