Day to day management of the Great Hospital is vested in the Chief Executive known by the medieval title of ‘Master of the Great Hospital’. He is supported by 5 managers who form the Senior Management Team.
Master of the Great Hospital – Air Commodore Kevin Pellatt FCMI
Kevin left the RAF after completing 35 years’ service. He completed a variety of operational roles in Air Defence and Defence Intelligence appointments. He was employed at a senior level in Whitehall and was a board member of two large government Defence Agencies. Kevin joined the Charity in 2007 and is Chief Executive of the Great Hospital and its smaller subsidiary Charities. He is also the Executive Director of TGH (Commercial) a wholly owned trading company of the Great Hospital.
Executive Assistant to the Master – Miss Niki Tansley BA
Niki has a wealth of business experience gained in the corporate sector, principally within the Virgin Group. She has worked at the Great Hospital since 2012 and provides full executive support to the Master and is his Deputy. Niki is also the charity administrator for the Sir Peter Seaman and Preachers Charities and provides support for the Trustees.
Care Manager – Ms Anne Loveday RGN
Anne has a clinical qualification but has worked in the care sector for many years. Anne is a fully qualified and registered Care Manager and also holds a City & Guilds 730 teaching certificate and is highly experienced in palliative care achieving NVQ level 5 in service provision and validation for the Great Hospital through the 6 Steps course. Anne has worked at the Great Hospital since 2001 and is responsible to the Master for the care and welfare of all residents on site.
Finance Manager – Mr Dean Thraves FCCA MCIPP MAAT
Dean is a fully qualified Chartered Certified Accountant with experience both in the UK and overseas and has worked at the Great Hospital since 2013. Dean is responsible to the Master for the day-to-day management of the Great Hospital’s financial activities.
Facilities Manager – Mr Neil Winter MBIFM MCGI
Neil has 23 years military service in the Army and is a qualified Facilities Manager having had management responsibility for large complex sites within the MOD. Neil has worked at the Great Hospital since 2013 and is responsible to the Master for all aspects of estate management and maintenance. Neil is the Great Hospital Health and Safety Advisor and is responsible to the Master for the safe operation of all non-care related activities on site.
Executive Chef – Mr Adam Jarvis
Adam joined the Management Team in 2016 as Executive Chef after excelling for many years as a local Head Chef. He has worked in various well-respected restaurants in Norfolk and is notably experienced in fine dining and bespoke events.