Meet the Team

The Management Team

  • Wendy Pengelly – Director of Finance & Business Development
  • Claire Benson – Director of Rehabilitation & Reablement
  • Celia Payne-Humphries – Locality Manager (High Weald and Lewes)
  • Andy Crosby – Locality Manager (Brighton & Hove and The Havens)
  • Georgina Baker – Locality Manager (Eastbourne & Hailsham)
  • Dean Shearer – Facilities and Health & Safety Manager
  • Yvonne Summers – Office Administrator and Fundraiser

Our Board of Trustees

  • Michael Gaughan – Interim Chair – Michael joined the Trustee board in September 2016 to support the Finance and Marketing aspects of Headway. He is the former CEO of FWD Group which he founded in November 2000 as a strategic marketing agency for the Financial Services market in London and has extensive experience in the insurance sector having spent 35 years in a variety of underwriting, marketing, business development, corporate strategy, distribution, general management and board level roles. Michael advises a wide range of CEO’s and Board directors at clients across the UK and International insurance sector on significant high level corporate and marketing issues .In addition to his Trustee role he is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute, a Chartered Insurer, a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Marketing, a Chartered Marketer and a FCA  Approved Person.
  • Henrik Bjorn – Retired banker and sits on the Finance Committee
  • Mark O’Hara – Accountant and sits on the Finance Committee
  • Lucy Morewood – Marketing consultant providing advice concerning marketing and promotion of the organisation
  • Sally Hylands – Client and Carer representative
  • John Norris – Consultant Neurosurgeon
  • Michele Fleming – Former Chief Executive Officer
  • Jonathan Clement – Jonathan is a Partner at asb aspire LLP, a law firm specialising catastrophic injury claims, particularly in head and brain injury cases.