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 is Chief Executive of the Charity and an Executive and Leadership Coach. Prior to joining the charity, I spent 18 years bringing diverse groups of organisations together to create a change in behavioural towards the environment. The successful solutions were created...

Andrew McFarlane, Chair, Trustee & Facilitator

Andrew McFarlane, Chair, Trustee & Facilitator

Andrew is the Chairman of the Charity and the Management Committee, as well as being a co-founding director of HorseHeard. Andrew has been delivering equine-facilitated learning (EFL) programmes since 2002, working initially with corporate clients, and more recently also...

Heather Hardy, Trustee & Facilitator

Heather Hardy, Trustee & Facilitator

Heather as a Special School teacher noted the huge impact horses had on the emotionally and behaviourally disturbed (EBD) young people that she taught and took weekly to a local riding stables. The time spent with the horses and the self awareness it brought, helped to...

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 lives in South Gloucestershire with her husband and two children aged 11 and nine. She is a chartered mechanical engineer with twenty years experience as a project manager, business head and, more latterly, as a business change and transformation lead as well as...

Facilitators

Stephen Aiano

Stephen Aiano

(Gloucestershire)

Charlotte Angus

Charlotte Angus

(North East England)

Alison Barlow

Alison Barlow

(Gloucestershire)

Cath Birtwistle

Cath Birtwistle

(Lancashire)

Lindsay Corrigan

Lindsay Corrigan

(Hertfordshire)

Roz Danks

Roz Danks

(Oxfordshire)

Graham Dawson

Graham Dawson

(Oxfordshire)

Heather Forster

Heather Forster

(Cornwall)

Heather Hardy

Heather Hardy

(Lancashire)

James Hardy

James Hardy

(Lancashire)

Catherine Howley

Catherine Howley

(Lancashire)

Kate Mably

Kate Mably

(Cornwall)

Jodie Maile

Jodie Maile

(South Bucks)

Andrew McFarlane

Andrew McFarlane

(Hertfordshire)

Jo Menon

Jo Menon

(Gloucestershire)

Lotta von der Heyde

Lotta von der Heyde

(Somerset)

Christine Worthington

Christine Worthington

(Lancashire)