Claire Larnder


Chair of the Trustee board. Joined the CAHF board in 2016. Over 20 years’ experience as a solicitor specialising in litigation. Currently a partner at a law firm in Fulham.

Phil Brough

Vice Chair

Since 2016, Phil has led local implementation of person and community-centred care approaches within the NHS. He has history of delivering health projects at a senior management level within the health sector. This has included managing for several years Health & Wellbeing Stakeholder Alliance, the aim being to ensure the voice of wider stakeholders influences on the strategic priorities of the statutory health and wellbeing board. His volunteering work includes being a Trainee Mentor, Fresh Start New Beginnings, and HMP Shrewsbury for offenders.

Richard Jarvis

Company Director/IT Specialist

Trustee since 2011 and Treasurer until 2023. Previously Managing Director of several Vodafone Group Companies.  Retired in 2000 and started Mobile Enterprise Ltd – an IT Services company – which traded until 2015.

Geoff Pope


Has substantial experience of working in the charitable sector. Working for Citizens Advice as Network Development Manager, he played a key part in supporting local Citizens Advice through change Management/ People development and Business Planning processes. He has continued since his retirement to take an active role in the charity sector working as a Trustee with Citizens Advice Hammersmith and Fulham and with other not for profit organisations.

Richard Holmes


Joined CAHF as a Trustee in 2018. Area of Responsibility – Fundraising.
Previously 40 years’ experience in banking, financial services and charity management.

Ben Gallagher


Ben has extensive Caseworker experience drawn from a variety of parliamentary supporting roles and in the Civil Service. His interests include Campaigning and Social Policy, working to identify and highlight common problems faced by local constituents.

Cllr Wesley Harcourt

Councillor / Business Development Consultant

CAHF trustee for over 15 years. Local authority elected Councillor, has worked in the not-for-profit legal advice sector for over 25 years, was Senior Development Consultant at AdviceUK and is currently an Advice Quality Standard Assessor.

Vanessa Farnell


Joined CAHF as a Trustee in 2013. Over 18 years working in Investor Relations and Marketing.