Meet the team

 

Below is more about the committed group of people including patrons, the leadership team and facilitators that ensure HorseHeard meets it’s charitable aims and helps as many people as possible.

Patrons

John Peters, Patron

John Peters, Patron

Squadron Leader John Peters BSc (Hons) MBA FRSA MRAeS RAF Rtd came to the world’s attention in January 1991, when as a POW his bruised and battered face flashed onto television screens around the world. His consultancy business, Monkey Business, provides a unique...

Mary Wanless, Patron

Mary Wanless, Patron

Mary Wanless is an internationally renowned coach, and is the author of the ‘Ride With Your Mind’ books, which have been translated into many languages. She has also authored eight DVDs. She coaches riders at all levels, from relative novices to two of the top twelve...

Leadership team

Vicky Bennett, CEO

Vicky Bennett, CEO

Vicky has 18 years' experience managing and delivering a range of government and EU funded programs, bringing diverse groups of organisations together to create effective solutions on environmental issues. Vicky has a passion for catalysing projects that provide smooth,...

Heather Hardy, Trustee & Facilitator

Heather Hardy, Trustee & Facilitator

Heather is Chair of the Charity and a co-founding director of HorseHeard. She was CEO for the first five years of the Charity and continues to actively promote the benefits of equine facilitated learning (EFL) to as many people as possible. This has been ever since she was...

Andrew McFarlane, Chair, Trustee & Facilitator

Andrew McFarlane, Chair, Trustee & Facilitator

Andrew has been delivering equine-facilitated learning (EFL) programmes since 2002, when he launched LeadChange to provide ‘Courses with Horses’ for business executives, managers and leadership teams. In 2012 he was approached to run EFL workshops for teenagers at risk of...

Guy Oppenheim, Finance & Trustee

Guy Oppenheim, Finance & Trustee

Guy is a Trustee of the Charity and Head of Finance, he is also a member of the management committee. Guy has been working in the investment management business for the past thirty years in Switzerland, Singapore and London. He has been a keen horse enthusiast for a long...

Rosalie Millard-Evans, Trustee

Rosalie Millard-Evans, Trustee

Rosalie is a Chartered Psychologist who specialises in leadership development.  She uses a blend of psychology, current leadership thinking, neuroscience and commercial knowledge to deliver high quality high impact experiential learning. She has developed her expertise...

Caroline Brown, Trustee

Caroline Brown, Trustee

Caroline first became involved with HorseHeard through mentoring Heather Hardy via an organisation that connects the charity sector with the corporate sector. She was delighted when Heather asked her to join the Management Committee in an independent non-executive director...

Facilitators

Below is more about the committed group of people including patrons and leadership team, that ensure HorseHeard meets its charitable aims and helps as many people as possible.

A diverse range of HorseHeard trained facilitators deliver the equine facilitated learning across the UK.

Stephen Aiano

(Gloucestershire)

Charlotte Angus

(North East England)

Alison Barlow

(Gloucestershire)

Cath Birtwistle

(Lancashire)

Lindsay Corrigan

(Hertfordshire)

Roz Danks

(Oxfordshire)

Graham Dawson

(Oxfordshire)

Heather Forster

(Cornwall)

Heather Hardy

(Lancashire)

James Hardy

(Lancashire)

Catherine Howley

(Lancashire)

Kate Mably

(Cornwall)

Jodie Maile

(South Bucks)

Andrew McFarlane

(Hertfordshire)

Jo Menon

(Gloucestershire)

Lotta von der Heyde

(Somerset)

Christine Worthington

(Lancashire)