About us

Meet the trustees


Photo of John Stoker

John Stoker

John is an HHAS Volunteer, and was formerly a Regional Director with a large multi-national consulting firm having enjoyed a long career as a mechanical, electrical and environmental engineer, both in the UK and overseas.


Claire Oliver

Claire is an Internal Audit Manager with Easy Jet, with over 10 years experience in the delivery and management of internal audit services. Leads contracts and reviews across the public sector including government, education, charity and housing organisations.

Tony Edwards

Tony is Deputy Director of Operations at The Papworth Trust, and was formerly Director of Trading and Enterprise at Volunteering England and CEO of Hertfordshire Society for the Blind.

Ardeshir Laloui

Ardeshir is the former European Finance Director of McCann Erickson Advertising Agency. He has 48 years experience in airlines, manufacturing, research and industry. He is Honorary Treasurer of faith inspired charities 'BASED UK' and EBBF Europe, and served as our Honorary Treasurer from 2001 to 2016.

Dennis Furnell

Dennis Furnell is an enthusiast for all that is beautiful and diverse in the environment. His involvement in hearing support services and access to the countryside for people with disabilities began in 1991 when a motoring accident left him with impaired hearing. For over twenty years now, Dennis has enjoyed being a full-time writer, artist, photographer, lecturer, broadcaster and conservationist.

Jo Boyne