Meet the Senior Management team

George WhiteGeorge White, Chief Executive

George became CEO of Martha Trust in October 2011. His career began as a serving police officer and he held a variety of posts which included responsibilities for overseeing a department in royalty protection at Buckingham Palace.

George went on to oversee a large estate and care home at the Ladywell Retreat Centre in Surrey and is Chair of the London/Midlands Commission for Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults. George is deeply committed to Martha Trust and to providing the very best care possible for its residents and their families.


Julie GaylerJulie Gayler, Deputy CEO

Julie joined Martha in September 2009 as Fundraising and Communications Manager. Originally on the marketing team at Mini Babybel, Julie went on to become Head of Marketing & Business Development for Individual Donors and finally Head of Marketing and Customer Communications at the Charities Aid Foundation.

Since her arrival Julie has been building Martha’s donor base, putting in place a marketing and fundraising strategy, and raising awareness of Martha’s care services. Julie is passionate about growing fundraising income as she sees the benefits it brings to our residents on a daily basis.

Julie is also the Registered Home Manager for our homes at Deal – Frances House and Martha House.


Owen Nolan – Registered Home Manager Mary House

Owen has been working for Martha Trust since 2016. He qualified as a Learning Disability Nurse in 1998 . Since then he has worked across many specialist areas within the field including, medically complex, sensory loss, dual diagnosis with mental health in both inpatient and community based services.

He was worked in the NHS, private sector and charity sector.

In addition to his nursing experience Owen has a post grad masters in Managing in Health and Social Care, is a Safeguarding Lead and trainer and is passionate about supporting people with PMLD to lead full and contented lives.



Claire Doe – Associate Director (People & Culture)

Claire started work at Martha Trust in 2009 as a Finance Assistant; she soon moved over to HR where she found a passion for working with people and gained her CIPD qualification. Claire now forms part of the Senior Management team overseeing HR, recruitment and training. Claire loves how every day is different at Martha, and is proud to be working for an organisation that strives to bring out the best in everyone, residents and staff alike.