Meet our Trustees

Humphrey ClarkeHumphrey Clarke, Chair of Trustees

Humphrey’s daughter, Beth, has profound disabilities and first came into contact with Martha after Beth came to stay with us for respite. Humphrey’s expertise is in building engineering and he advises Martha on a range of issues.


Liz AcarnleyLiz Acarnley

Liz is a retired nurse and midwife who supports our Home Managers and offers clinical governance advice to Martha.


Amy ChapmanAmy Rosie

Amy is studying an LLB with honours degree in Law and is able to offer legal advice and support to Martha.


Georgina Hovey

Georgina has been involved with Fitzroy Support, a learning disability charity, since 1990 and sat on the board of Trustees from 2001 – 2016. During which time she gained considerable experience in governance and has a thorough knowledge of the learning disability sector.


John QuinJohn Quin

John is a former CEO who chaired the MAF UK Board from 2007 to 2010. John offers financial expertise, advice and support to our CEO and support to our Director of Resources.


Robert Sparkes

Robert is a father of three, and an IT professional with NHS and private sector experience. He is currently Regional Manager for a software company where he manages a healthcare deployment team delivering projects in a range of healthcare settings.



Roger Walton

Roger trained as a chartered civil engineer and after an early career in the private sector is now a Director with Dover District Council. Married and a father of two, he is Chair of Governors at a local primary school and a member of Dover Rotary Club.