The Board of Trustees of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices is delighted to welcome Katherine Theobald, Mark Garraway and Andrew Edge as Trustees.

Katherine is a Principal Director with Brand Learning, part of Accenture. After graduating in International Management and Modern Languages from the University of Bath, Katherine worked in marketing roles at a number of Consumer Good companies for 20 years. In 2013, she moved into marketing consultancy and is currently supporting a wide range of organisations and people to build their marketing capabilities.

Mark has worked in corporate and financial communications for the majority of his working life. He was a founding partner of College Hill, a leading financial public relations firm, which since inception in 1987 has grown into an international strategic business communications consultancy, now called Instinctif Partners, where Mark is Managing Partner.

Andrew is a solicitor and a partner at City law firm Stephenson Harwood, where he led the Corporate department between 2014 and 2020.  Andrew specialises in mergers and acquisitions and notable transactions on which he has advised include the acquisition of the Priory Clinics in 2016.

Andrew Coppel, Chair of Trustees at Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, said: “We’re delighted that Katherine, Mark and Andrew are joining us. They bring a wealth of experience and knowledge in their respective fields, and particularly during this time of change and uncertainty, we’re looking forward to working with them to ensure we can continue to be there for families, now and into the future.”