Lady Corder qualified as a nurse at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge in 1982. She has worked at all
levels in the NHS from Staff Nurse to Acting Director of Nursing.
She finally retired in 2015 finishing her career as Deputy Director Nursing, where she was responsible for, amongst many other things, the patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS), Customer Care Service and Patient and Public Involvement. As a result of this experience CareWatch invited Lady Corder to become their Patron and a member of the Committee
Roger Allsopp moved to Guernsey in 1975 to take up a post as Consultant Surgeon. He worked in this capacity for 31 years, for the last 10 years of which he was also was working as honorary Consultant to the Southampton University Hospital Trust.
He was awarded the OBE for services to medicine in Guernsey and the UK in 2004. In 2006 he retired from clinical practice and as chairman for the Charity Hope for Guernsey, and became intimately involved in fund raising for medical research carried out under the auspices of Wessex Medical Research. The specific area of interest being into proteomic markers for the early detection of cancer.
The Islanders of Guernsey, through volunteering, have over the years played a vitally important role in this ongoing work. In 2009 Roger was appointed the first President of the Child Youth Community Tribunal which came about as a result of the 2008 Children's Law. He served in this post until in 2014 when he was elected to serve as a non-States Member to the Health and Social Services Committee, now renamed Health and Social Care (HSC), a position he still holds.
Katherine Adam has been a volunteer with Citizens Advice for over 15 years, advising people on their rights and responsibilities and helping them find ways to deal with problems in many areas of life. Before moving to Guernsey in the 1980s Katherine was an Educational Psychologist in Scotland, working with children and schools in Glasgow.
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David Inglis is currently the Chair Person of Age Concern Guernsey whose primary role is to provide focus on issues relating to the community members that require support or guidance. The support services are organised by the management committee who establish contact and friendship for many islanders.
In recent years David was the Chair Person for Young Enterprise, following ten years as an advisor, he has also served as a past Chair Person of PostWatch Guernsey and past President of the Bowmen of Guernsey. He has been a members of the Confederation of Guernsey Industry (CGi) management board and a former Chair Person of Guernsey Island Games Association.
Sebastian Graca da Silva, who is originally from Sussex, has worked in cultural relations developing cross-curricular education projects with Africa, Asia and South America. He has project managed several large-scale projects for international clients such as the Welsh Government, UNICEF and the European Commission. Gaining 2 degrees at De Montfort University, his interests included Development Education, Equality and Participation.
In his personal life, Sebastian has a passion for travel having travelled to just under one-hundred countries around the world. He is also interested in sport and healthy eating
Rick Lowe was born in Guernsey and educated at Hautes Capelles School and the Boys Grammar School. He is married with two daughters and has a Grandson.
As a young man (19) Rick immigrated to Australia as a 'ten pound Pom.' After living in a car and travelling extensively for 18 months he settled into corporate life in large multinational corporations. Progression into senior management was rapid and entirely results oriented. Rick was the fortunate recipient of numerous management training courses with various international management consultancies and The Australian Institute of Management.
Returning to Guernsey in 1987 Rick ran a number of his own businesses with interests in Cars, Motorcycles, Commercial Vehicles, Online Sales and Property Development. Rick retired in 2009 and after a 3 year sojourn back in Australia, fishing and Golfing, returned to Guernsey.
Apart from CareWatch Rick also sits as a lay member on HSC Leadership Development (Care Value 4).