HearSay Charitable Trust
HearSay Charitable Trust since 2004
Registered Charity Number 1200556
39-48 Marsham St, Maidstone, ME14 1HH
Enquiries 01622 230765

People - Current Trustees, Clinicians & Volunteers

HearSay Charitable Trust Trustees

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M Knapp CBE

Chairman of the Trust
Martin Knapp is Professor of Health and Social Care Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He is active as a research leader in the fields of social care, child and adult mental health, dementia and autism.
Dr Nellie Adjaye MBE - image

Dr Nellie Adjaye MBE

Nellie is a retired Consultant Community Paediatrician with expertise in Children with Special Needs including Autism and ADHD, with additional expertise in Child Protection.
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Ann Freeman

Ann is a retired health professional. Years of experience working with a variety of professional agencies, families and carers associated with the progress and wellbeing of young people, particularly those with additional needs such as A.D.H.D and Autism.

John E Taylor

John joins Hearsay Trust from a business background and brings invaluable experience with him.


Kat Blunt

Lead clinician and BACP registered
Kat is the Clinical Lead on behalf of HearSay Charitable Trust. Kat is a Integrative counsellor and psychotherapist with experience in the counselling of adults and couples.

Ruth Farmer

Counsellor, BACP registered
Ruth has a background in supporting parents, schools and in managing young people with additional needs along with supporting parents, families, adults and young people/ adolescents experiencing mental health difficulties.

Claire King

Counsellor, BACP registered

Sonia Vant

Qualified Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL) practitioner


Gill Hinson, MBE: Clerk to the Trustees
Luka Msichilli B.Acc & MBA (Finance): Treasurer
Susan Campbell
Sally Kemp
Caroline Mcinnes