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Our trustees


Do you want to make a real difference to women’s lives? Find out more about joining our board of trustees.

Lynne Moran (Chair) – Appointed

Lynne had a long career in the probation service, focusing upon women at every opportunity, in the community and in prison. She is a retired Wolverhampton City Councillor and is also a member of the Good Shepherd Board of Trustees and the Haven Refuge Board of Trustees. By way of furthering a commitment to end violence against women and girls, Lynne has joined the Soroptimist movement.


Sister Anne Josephine Carr – Nominated (OLCGS)

Sister Anne brings her experience as a Trustee for The Fairlight Charitable Company and The English Province of the Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd CIO.


Janet Hemlin – Appointed

Janet is a member of Soroptimist International Solihull and District, which strives to improve the lives of women and girls. Janet was Chair of UKPAC and, in partnership with Jenny Earle from Prison Reform Trust, wrote Transforming Lives – Reducing Women’s Imprisonment report.


Sister Rosemary Kean – Nominated (OLCGS)

Sister Rosemary is Province Leader at Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd CIO and has a background in finance.


Hazel Joan Kemshall – Appointed 

Hazel Kemshall is Emeritus Professor of Criminal Justice at Leicester’s De Montfort University with expertise in effective practice at community justice settings. Hazel has carried out extensive research into the community management of high-risk women offenders and their safe reintegration into the community.


Harriet Ann Bignell – Appointed 

Harriet is a policy specialist and advocate with a keen interest in ensuring women have access to public services. Her background includes handling communications for charity pregnancy loss charity Tommy’s before moving into advocacy work. She has focused on health over the past eight years, working on projects for Brooke, RESULTS UK and Oxfam including improving access to medicine.


Monica Ghai – Appointed 

Monica is a solicitor at law firm Shakespeare Martineau LLP who specialises in all aspects of family law. She brings to Anawim her experience of representing victims of domestic abuse. Monica also sits on the Board of the Asian Business Chamber of Commerce.


Paula Ann Mitchell – Nominated (Father Hudson’s) 

Paula is the Clergy Social Welfare Advisor for the Archdiocese of Birmingham. Along with a background in health and social care, she brings her experience in operational management to Anawim.


Fiona Mactaggart – Appointed 

Fiona, a former primary teacher was Member of Parliament for Slough from 1997 until she stepped down in 2017.  A long serving Chair of the Women’s  Parliamentary Labour Party she established the all party group against prostitution and global sexual exploitation, served as a Home office minister for 3 years and led the All party group on modern slavery and human trafficking.  After she left parliament she chaired the Fawcett society and the feminist Agenda alliance.


Ahmad Mortazavi – Appointed 

David Michael HeathAppointed 

Dave is an International Human Resources Director and Business Leader who has delivered major organisational and transformational business and culture change  in companies such as IBM and Alexander Mann Solutions. He now leads the Solutions business for Gattaca PLC having most recently led his own HR Consulting practice, “We’re Only Human Ltd” . Dave is is involved in charities supporting refugees as well as in Anawim.


Siobhan Marie HughesNominated (Father Hudson’s) 

Governing Documents

Anawim – Articles of Association

Anawim Transgender Policy

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