Some Board Committees may also co-opt advisory members (not trustees, but still volunteers drawn from the wider Trust) in order to provide guidance and advice within specific areas of expertise (e.g. Financial Investments, Medical or Disability Support).

Dr Patrick Coyle

patrick coylePatrick is a retired consultant surgeon, formerly Medical Director of two NHS trusts. He has long served as a doctor with HCPT. He has travelled with Easter Group 73 for many years and also leads Summer Group 547. He is a former trustee and Chairman of HCPT and continues to support the Board as a member of the Medical & Nursing Committee and in support of the considerable medical due diligence work required ahead of the Easter pilgrimage.

  • Medical & Nursing Committee

Fr Tim Edgar

Fr TimAfter 15 years ministry in the C of E, Fr Tim was ordained Priest in 1996. From 1994-2004 he taught Fundamental Moral Theology and Social and Political Ethics at the Missionary Institute London, where he was also Assistant Dean of Studies, and also at the Diocesan Seminary, Allen Hall. Since 2004 he has been Parish priest at St Bartholomew’s, St Albans and chaplain of HCPT Group 149.

  • Spiritual Development Committee

Dr Liz Foster

liz fosterLiz is a GP and has long served as a doctor with HCPT. She is a former trustee and continues to support the Board as a member of the Medical & Nursing Committee. Liz serves as HCPT’s Chief Medical Advisor, and is part of Medical HQ at Easter, a team which she has supported for many years.

  • Medical & Nursing Committee

Fr Perry Gildea

Perry is a Vincentian priest based in Belfast. Perry was Trust Chaplain for many years until 2009, having succeeded HCPT’s Founder Chaplain, Fr Michael Byrne. He continues to travel to Lourdes at Easter as Group Chaplain to Group 24 and is also part of a Summer group. Perry supports the Board as a member of the Spiritual Development Committee and organises the Group Leader Renewal Weekends.

  • Spiritual Development Committee

Dave Harris

man-portrait-silhouetteDave has been a police officer and detective for 26 years – the majority of which has been involved in investigating specialist, serious and major crime in London and overseas (including 10 years spent managing teams investigating child protection and abuse cases). He is deputy group leader for 124 and has travelled to Lourdes for the last ten years.

  • Safeguarding Sub-Committee

Michael Henderson

Michael HendersonA qualified Chartered Accountant, Michael has been Chairman and CEO of Cookson Group PLC, a FTSE 100 company for whom he worked between 1964 and 1990. He is currently Chair of Sweett Group PLC, an AIM listed professional services company. Michael has travelled with the HCPT Easter pilgrimage and serves as a member of the Investments Sub-Committee.

  • Investments Sub-Committee

Michael Holford

michael holfordMichael is a chartered surveyor and director of a property consultancy in York. He has grown up in HCPT from the early 1970s, his family being involved from the early days. He has travelled most Easters with HCPT Group 2, which he led for a time.  In more recent years Michael has also travelled with Group 122, being his local Group in York, and has been a trustee of the charity.

  • Property Assets Sub-Committee

Nick Kehoe

Details to follow

  • Spiritual Development Committee

Robert Kinghorn

robert kinghornRobert is a Quantity Surveyor based in Glasgow. He has travelled with an HCPT Summer pilgrimage to Hosanna House for several years, and has been Group Leader of Group 522 since 1998. Robert has been instrumental in the planning of recent developments for Hosanna House.

  • Property Assets Sub-Committee (Chair)

John Le Prevost

Details to follow

  • Investments Sub-Committee

Fiona McCormack

Fiona is a Detective Superintendent in the Metropolitan Police Service.  She has travelled with HCPT since 1985 and has led Group 124 since 2004.

  • Risk Management Committee

Ben Pinner

Ben is a Qualified Paralegal specialising in Enforcement. He has travelled with HCPT since joining Group 21 in 2008 from The Met North West Region and became the Deputy Group leader in 2010. In 2012, he joined the HQ Support Team and works alongside the HQ Staff in the delivery of The Easter Pilgrimage.

  • Trust Development Committee

Mark O Brien

  • Trust Development Committee

Mary Mihovilovic

mary mihovilovicMary is Programme Director for the MA in Education at St Mary’s University College. She is an experienced teacher and has held senior leadership positions for 20 years, including 12 years in secondary headship. Mary was Regional Chair to the HCPT Midlands Region, and is a former trustee, and as such Mary kindly continues supporting the Board on the Trust Development Committee.

  • Trust Development Committee

Mike Wortley

Mike is a Chartered Accountant. A former trustee and Honorary Treasurer to HCPT, Mike first travelled with the Easter pilgrimage in 1965 and has travelled on most pilgrimages since and, most recently, on a Summer pilgrimage. He was Group Leader to Group 24 for several years and has been part of many of the sponsored cycles through France to Lourdes at Easter. He continues to support the Board as a member of the Finance & Audit Committee.

  • Finance & Audit Committee