Our Directors


Jane Burns

Executive Nurse & Director of Clinical Operations

Julie Taylor

Director of People

Julia Bates

Director of Income Generation and Marketing

Nishil Saujani

Our Trustees

Chairman of the Board

Paul Stothard

“Supporting extremely talented colleagues in shining a little bit of joy into what is otherwise a very dark world for the families, children and young people we help”

Vice Chairperson

Sue Dryden

“As a Trustee it’s a privilege to be part of a team that helps families create happy and lasting memories as they care for their child at the end of their lives.”


Angela Browning

“I feel proud and grateful to play a small part in helping the wonderful Rainbows’ team to make a difference to life limited children and their families.”


Dave Wilson

“To be part of a committed, caring and supportive team, that helps to care for children, young people and their families, whilst helping them to make the most of their lives and to bring happiness each and every day.”


Richard Whall

“Having the privilege of working in a diverse and talented team to support staff in providing great care to life limited children and their families.”


Chan Kataria

“I am privileged to be a Trustee of Rainbows, which is an amazing organisation that makes a real difference to Children and Young Persons at a crucial time in their lives.”


Sean O’Shea

“Rainbows is a wonderful charity, serving people at the most difficult of times. It’s an honour to work alongside the amazing Rainbows team as a Trustee to make a difference in the lives of children and families.”


Andy Matthews

“Every day Rainbows makes an unimaginable difference to many families. It is a privilege to be part of such an amazing organisation.”


Vipal Karavadra

“Playing my small part in the amazing and vital organisation and being able support the much needed and selfless work the team do at Rainbows is a privilege to me”


Vijay Sharma

“I feel privileged as a Trustee to play a small part in supporting Team Rainbows in making a huge difference to children and young people with life limiting conditions and their families. ”


Alison Neate

“As a parent of a young child and also as a professional, being a part of this amazing organisation and having the opportunity to contribute to it’s incredible achievements is something of which I am very proud.”


Lotte Rietveld

“I’m honoured to be a part of ensuring Rainbows children, young people and families receive the support and care they need to make the most of their lives during an unimaginably difficult time. “


Ruchira Bhalla

“As a GP and mother, I am honoured to merge my professional and personal experiences, bringing my skills to such a dedicated team contributing to the compassionate care for children, young people, and their families in navigating their journeys”


Dr Pete Barry


Dan Walsh

“Within other roles I have undertaken, I have been fortunate enough to witness the incredible impact that Rainbows has made on numerous families. I feel extremely privileged to be able to be involved with the charity and amongst the incredible team of people who make it all possible.”