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    Meet our team caring for animals and our community every day.

    Mayhew has a great team of staff and volunteers who are all extremely passionate about their jobs and dedicated to the welfare of the animals we care for.

    We couldn’t operate without our staff and the fantastic volunteers who give their time to Mayhew. Here are just some of the people who make a difference to the lives of our animals:

    Sherine Wheeler

    Chief Executive

    Lisa Guiney

    Head of Operations & Acting Head of Clinic


    Head of Clinic

    Olivia Patt

    Head of Engagement

    Becki Bednall

    Head of Fundraising

    Scott Weir

    Head of People

    Fiona MacCarthy

    Head of Finance, Facilities & Technology

    Caroline Yates

    Head of International Projects & Relations

    Georgina Costi

    Head of Cattery

    Rhyannagh Ellis

    Head of Kennels

    Beckie Hammick RVN

    Head Veterinary Nurse

    Tania Judd

    TheraPaws Coordinator

    Dr Abdul-Jalil Mohammadzai DVM

    Mayhew Afghanistan Country Director

    Dr Ana Metskhvarishvili

    Head Vet of Mayhew Georgia DVM

    Gayle Kelly

    Fundraising Development Manager

    Phoebe Robertson

    Communications & Campaigns Manager

    Ilona Kelly

    Community Animal Support Manager

    Abi Woodman

    Volunteer & Foster Caring Manager

    Our Board of Trustees

    Julianne Hicks

    Julianne is Chair of the Board. She is the Corporate Services Director of the Stemcor Group, and is a qualified Barrister. Julianne serves as Trustee for a charity dedicated to girls' education.

    Reza Jugon

    Reza has served as a Director and Trustee of an educational charity for fourteen years.

    Sabahat Salahuddin

    Sabahat is a Director at BlackRock (BLK), a global investment manager and a part of BlackRock’s Investment Stewardship team.

    Ilana Saltzman

    Ilana is a London-based lawyer specialising in commercial and IP law, representing clients in the UK and internationally. She is also the principal of her own legal and business consultancy, Soundingboard Consultants.

    Christine Losecaat MBE

    Christine is a senior business leader and experienced board director. She is an international business strategy, marketing, and global events specialist, and an Emmy® Award winning producer. Christine serves as Trustee to a charity supporting women and children experiencing domestic abuse and those in contact with the criminal justice system and is “Ludo’ the boy dog’s human.

    Maggie Wright

    Maggie is a Chief Financial Officer, specialising in social impact, SaaS and tech scale ups. She spent 7 years at Time Out Group, serving in a leadership role during its IPO and international M&A activities.