Alleviating poverty, bringing hope

Board of Trustees

Dr Peter Ward – Chair of NOAH Board of Trustees
Peter is the retired senior partner of Lea Vale Medical Group in Luton and Medical Director of the Urgent GP Clinic at Luton and Dunstable Hospital and Local Healthcare Solutions. He has been involved in Aviation Medicine for over thirty years, advising several airlines and examining pilots, as well as serving on the Civil Aviation Authority Medical Forum.


Patsy Mills – NOAH Trustee

Patsy is a senior HR professional with significant experience of working across different sectors and industries. As well as trustee for NOAH, she is also trustee for a national youth charity. She is currently Head of HR for a health thinktank organisation and an independent member for the Judicial Appointments Commission. She is CIPD qualified and holds a MA in Employment and HR Studies. She joined NOAH as a trustee in March 2021.


Peter Christmas – NOAH Trustee
Peter has over 20 years of management experience in the charity sector, both in the UK and internationally. He has worked in operational management, fundraising and development, and quality management. Peter has previously volunteered as a charity trustee and chair, and currently works for another charity as head of fundraising and communications. He has recently completed a postgraduate diploma in voluntary sector management. Peter joined NOAH as a trustee in January 2021.


Oliver Bloor – NOAH Trustee

After university, Oliver worked for 11 years in the City managing funds for private individuals and charities. He then spent two years with a major commercial insurance broker before joining the NHS for the next twenty years; working in Information, Performance Management and most recently as Head of Contracts for a neighbouring hospital Trust. He retired in 2017 and has served NOAH as a Trustee since July 2019, his background in public sector contracts and financial management an asset on the Finance Committee and chairing the Welfare Centre Redevelopment Committee.


Steve Gill – Company Secretary
Steve worked for over 25 years in nuclear medicine before joining NOAH as a member of the Senior Management Team. After retiring in 2015, he continued to volunteer with NOAH, particularly in the areas of governance and quality standards. In 2020 he was appointed Company Secretary.