Executive Team Gill Raikes MBEChief Executive My role as CEO is broad, ranging from developing the long-term strategic plans for the Charity, to overseeing its day-to-day operational management. I have a particular focus on the development of long-standing donor relationships. I work closely with the hospitals’ senior staff to ensure that the Charity is supporting key development areas. . Denise HawkesP.A. to Chief Executive I joined the Charity in January 2016. My role is to provide support to our Chief Executive and assist in the smooth running of the office. I became interested in the charitable sector in my last job, while working for the sub-committee of a large membership association that dealt with charitable and pastoral care.