Mary Stevens Hospice Chief Executive Peter Holliday joined the charity in 2011.
Peter is responsible for the strategic management of the whole hospice, leading a management team which comprises the Clinical Director, Medical Director and Director for Income Generation.
He maintains an active role within the wider community and is currently Chairman of Help the Hospice’s UK Advisory Council, as well as Deputy Chairman of Trustees of Help the Hospices. He is also Chief Executive of St Giles Hospice, which has centres in Whittington, Sutton Coldfield and Walsall.
Peter, a Chartered Accountant and Anglican Priest, is Chancellor’s Vicar of Lichfield Cathedral and was Vicar of Stratford-upon-Avon prior to his appointment to Mary Stevens Hospice. He is a school governor and a trustee of several charities.
Jackie Kelly has been with Mary Stevens Hospice since 1998, and as Clinical Director is responsible for the leadership and management of all clinical services. After qualifying as a nurse in 1988, Jackie practiced in acute medicine, oncology and as a Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist, a chemotherapy Clinical Nurse Specialist and a Chemotherapy Sister around the West Midlands. She lives in Kingswinford and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing, a BSc (Hons) in Palliative Care and is working towards a Masters Degree in Business Administration. Jackie is also a Governor for Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust representing the voluntary sector.
Lucy Martin joined Mary Stevens Hospice as a hospice doctor in 2001, having graduated from the University of Manchester’s School of Medicine in 1996. She was appointed Medical Director at Mary Stevens in 2006 and completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine in 2009. Outside the hospice, Lucy also works as a GP Partner and Trainer at Eve Hill Medical Practice in Dudley and as a Macmillan GP Facilitator and Cancer/End of Life Clinical Lead for Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group. Lucy lives in Stourbridge with her husband, three children and family dog, and is a School Governor at Oldswinford Primary School.
Simon Henwood joined Mary Stevens Hospice as Director for Income Generation in 2003 after nearly 25 years in the accounting industry, with previous experience including Financial Controller roles for Sandwell Training Association and Providence Group Services. Simon lives in Stourbridge and also works part-time as a further education lecturer at Halesowen College.
Claire Towns joined Mary Stevens Hospice in 2004 as a senior staff nurse after qualifying as a nurse in 1995. She progressed to the role of Practice Development Nurse at Mary Stevens before taking up the position of Ward Manager in 2009. Claire lives in Stourbridge and has recently completed a BSc Honours Degree in Palliative Care.
Vicki Rowles, Head of Fundraising
Vicki Rowles joined Mary Stevens Hospice as Head of Fundraising in June 2012, bringing with her a wealth of experience in the charitable fundraising sector. Previous positions include Corporate Fundraiser for NSPCC West Midlands and Community Fundraising Manager for NSPCC West Midlands, co-ordinating fundraising activities throughout Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire. Vicki lives in Stourbridge.
Becci Greaves, Financial Accountant
Becci Greaves joined Mary Stevens in 2007, and as Financial Accountant is responsible for managing all the hospice’s finances across all departments. Becci, who lives in Kidderminster, has a BA(Hons) degree in accounting and computing, and is currently working towards a full Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification. Her previous experience includes financial controller positions for a number of manufacturing companies.