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.


Andrew BMaster of the Great Hospital – Mr Andrew Barnes 

Having been a partner of a regional law firm for 28 years, Andrew left his role as Senior Partner to join the Charity in 2017. He is Master and Chief Executive of the Great Hospital and its smaller subsidiary charities. He is also the Executive Director of TGH (Commercial) Limited, a wholly owned trading company of the Great Hospital. In addition to his role at the Great Hospital, Andrew is Chairman of Governors of City College Norwich, Chairman of the Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Care of Churches and a Trustee of Priscilla Bacon Norfolk Hospice Care, The Forum Trust, The National Association of Almshouses and Transforming Education in Norfolk.



Executive Manager – Miss Niki Tansley 

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 Office Manager, HR Manager, Marketing Manager, the charity administrator and provides support to the Board of 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 – Miss Elmira Tabora  ACCA

Elmira is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and has a Diploma in Management Studies. She has work experience in both Charity and Commercial organisations and joined the Great Hospital in 2018. Elmira is responsible to the Master for the day-to-day management of the Great Hospital’s financial activities.



Estate Manager – Mr Adam Buckingham MCIOB

Adam has 25 years of experience in the delivery of estate management strategy and property portfolio management across various commercial sectors and joined the Great Hospital in 2018.
Adam is responsible to the Master for all aspects of estate management, maintenance and facilities management and is also the Great Hospital Health and Safety Adviser and is responsible to the Master for the safe operation of all non-care related activities on site.