Who we are

Brighter Futures Charitable Fund Board is a corporate trustee board which includes two non-executive trustees and two executive trustees of the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Board members are:

  • Julian Duxfield – Chair & Non-Executive Director, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

  • Bernie Morley – Non Executive Director, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

  • Will Smart - Non Executive Director, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

  • Simon Wade - Director of Finance, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

  • Claire Thompson - Director of Improvement & Partnerships, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

The Brighter Futures Fundraising Team report into Catherine Weaver, Associate Director of Charitable Funds.  The team of fundraisers are based at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon.  We help deliver the strategic plans of the charity and supports the local community to fundraise for our appeals.  Contact us.

The Fundraising Team includes:

  • Lisa Utting - Brighter Futures Manager

  • Adam Wainwright - Community and Events Fundraising Manager

  • Tina Outlaw - Major Gifts Manager

  • Mehak Jetley - Donor Development Manager 

  • Jacqueline Godowski - Fundraising Administrator

Brighter Futures accepts gifts in accordance with the Fundraising Regulator's Code of Fundraising Practice. We promise to always be honest, open and accountable in our fundraising, helping you to give with confidence. To find out more about our data and privacy agreement please read here.