HRH The Duchess of Gloucester - Patron
Stephen Latner BSc (Hons) - Chair of Trustees
Stephen had a successful career in investment banking, specialising in corporate finance. He joined S.G.Warburg in 1973, becoming Deputy Chairman in 1993 and later UK Country Head and Managing Director of SBC Warburg Dillon Read. He retired from the City in 2000.
He joined the Bobath Council in 1999 and became Chair of Trustees in 2002.
Michael Stalbow B.Com FCA - Treasurer
Mike is a retired chartered accountant and was previously financial director of a major international logistics group. He joined the Bobath Council in 2003 and became Honorary Treasurer the following year.
Judith Meek MBBS MRCPch PhD MSc MA Hons (Cantab) - Trustee
Judith is a consultant neonatologist at University College London Hospitals Trust.
Following her postgraduate study in physics, she qualified as a doctor and combines these skills in the perinatal brain protection group at UCLH, studying mechanisms of brain damage in newborn babies. Judith lectures on many of the Bobath Centre courses for therapists and other health care professionals.
Jane Turvill - Trustee
Jane became a trustee of the Bobath Centre after her daughter Caroline had been treated at the Centre for 21 years. When Jane was approached to join the board she was keen to serve, fully appreciating the benefits that children and parents receive from the specialised treatment the Centre provides. Jane’s professional background was in the field of social work with children, playgroups and portage. She was also on the Working Party of Parents that fought for ‘Statements of Special Educational Needs’ which establish a child’s right to mainstream education and therapy treatments.
Stuart Soloway - Trustee
Stuart’s marketing career spanned many sectors of the multiple retail market including food, fashion, entertainment and the leisure sector. His son, Benjamin, lives with cerebral palsy so he has a keen interest in the disability.
Peter Cooke - Trustee
Peter is a retired solicitor who specialised in Employment law. He serves as legal adviser to the trustees. He became involved with the Centre after his youngest daughter was treated following a stroke.
Henry Collier - Trustee
Henry is a Member of both the Adult and Children trustee boards as well as being a regular service user to maintain his mobility and manage his cerebral palsy. Henry enjoyed a 20-year career with Ford Motor Company as an analyst programmer before becoming an independent IT Consultant specialising in web based technologies.
Niki Michael - Trustee
Niki, mother of 3 children, the eldest a 12 year old daughter has a diagnosis of dystonic quadriplegic CP. Niki has 15 years experience as a professional fundraiser, working at both a national and a local level for children and young people's disability organisations. She is currently a self employed coordinator for a local parent/carer forum supporting families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities living in the London Borough of Enfield.