Our Trustees are responsible for the strategic direction of The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre. All Trustees meet regularly to receive updates and discuss all aspects of the charity; fundraising, finance, marketing operations etc. Each Trustee is also part of smaller working group to help streamline and advise the work of each department. Their voluntary work is invaluable to the running of The Nightingale.
Joined the board of trustees in March 2011 and is currently Chair of the Trustees. In her working career, Sam is an audit and advisory partner in a firm of charity accountants and auditors. She has been advising the charity and independent school sector for over 17 years, helping them with implementing best practice in accounting, governance and risk management. Sam has lived in Enfield all her life.
Dr Pat is a founding trustee and Vice Chair of the Trustee board. Now retired, he qualified from St. George’s Hospital Medical School and worked at Chase Farm Hospital for two years before going into general practice in 1979 and retired in 2016. Dr Pat was brought up in Palmers Green from the age of nine, educated locally and is still an Enfield resident.
Andrew Bone, is a founding Trustee. Andrew is a qualified Social Worker and was involved in the development, running and regulation of community and residential care facilities for people with disabilities, the elderly, substance misuse and mental health problems. Working in the statutory, voluntary and then private sectors he has run organisations at director level. He is also a director of the trading arm of the charity. Andrew has been an Enfield resident all his life.
Founding trustee and chair of the Operational Group. Teresa qualified as a nurse at Middlesex Hospital and went on to work in District Nursing in Enfield. She has always had a special interest in cancer care. Before retiring after serving 44 years, she was appointed Senior Nurse Manager and Acting Director of Community Services in Enfield.
Joined the board of trustees in March 2011 and is responsible for all HR related issues within the charity. Flic has a career in Human Resources and has an MA in Human Resource Management and Chartered Institute of Personnel Management status. Flic has been an Enfield resident all her life.
As a trustee, David O’Beirne assists in publicity matters for The Nightingale drawing on his many years of experience in the exhibitions and events industry. He runs an exhibition and event consultancy business based in The Borough.
Dr Anjum Iqbal is a practicing GP in Enfield. Secondary School in Essex , Medical School at Royal Free Hospital 1980s. First worked as GP in East End of London 5 years and then moved to work & live in Enfield. Interests education, tennis and Charity.
I have lived in Enfield since 1973 and my career in primary education ended as Head Teacher of St George’s school in Enfield Town. I was appointed as a Nightingale Trustee in 2021 and I am a member of the Finance and General Purposes Committee.
I moved to Enfield in 1973 and have a degree in Mechanical Engineering. My career spans an apprenticeship in the motor components industry to middle management in British Telecom/BT and then Sales Management for 3M. After ‘retirement’ I worked as an Adviser and Debt Adviser at Enfield and Broxbourne Citizens Advice Bureau before becoming a Supervisor. Now that I am fully retired I look forward to a new adventure as a Nightingale Trustee.