Steve Lane, Chief Executive

Steve has 16 years’ fundraising & marketing experience gained within the hospice movement in Kent and Middlesex. He joined Lucy Air Ambulance after 7 years as CEO at the Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity in West Sussex. Prior to his career in the third sector Steve was Managing Director of a family retail group with outlets in Kent and Sussex.

Nicola Cleave, Head of Service

Nicola is an experienced paediatric nurse who has specialised in haematology, oncology and bone-marrow transplants. With over 9 years’ experience at Great Ormond Street Hospital, she has also worked in high dependency units, endocrinology and cardiology; working in University College Hospital in the teenage cancer unit as specialist chemotherapy nurse; matron at Harley Street Children’s Hospital and as bone marrow transplant co-ordinator at St Mary’s Hospital, London.

Amanda Homan-Green, Business Development Manager

Amanda has been involved with the charity since its conception in July 2010, initially on a part-time consultancy basis, building awareness and heading Communications & Fundraising. She has over 25 years’ extensive corporate and consumer PR experience having worked with a variety of high profile clients in travel, entertainment, luxury lifestyle and charity sectors.

Charlotte Young, Corporate Partnerships Manager

Charlotte has enjoyed being a corporate fundraiser for over 10 years now. Before joining us she worked at Breast Cancer Care, Save the Children and Age UK where she gained valuable experience in both winning new partnerships and account managing existing relationships. Charlotte started her career in the corporate world as a placement student for IBM and then as a graduate for American Express.

Chris Jones, Trusts and Foundations Manager

Chris has been a fundraiser for over 10 years and has worked for a variety of charities including Worldwide Cancer Research, I CAN, The Hospice of St Francis and Working Families. Primarily working with Trusts, Foundations and Statutory Funders, he also has experience of Legacy and Major Donor fundraising and began his career with StC Payroll Giving in Kent.

Terry McLeman, Data and Information Administrator

Terry has over 20 years’ experience working in a number of voluntary roles for charities including Mind, BHF and the Alzheimer’s Society. Her previous role was in the Supporter Services Team at the Prince’s Trust.