Woman's Trust - Our People - Sally Field board member

Sally Field


Sally joined the Board in 2011 and became Chair in 2014.

A public sector finance and performance management specialist, Sally has worked for the Magistrates’ Courts and as Head of Family Law and Justice at the Ministry of Justice. She has advised successive governments on all aspects of family law including domestic violence and setting up Specialist Domestic Violence Courts. Sally has extensive experience as a non-executive director and chair of several external board sub committees.

Helen Hayes

Vice Chair

Helen is a BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor and UKCP Registered Psychotherapist, with over twenty years’ experience.

Her experience includes working with specialist counselling services for women affected by rape and sexual abuse, and for women affected by the criminal justice system. Helen was a domestic violence caseworker for Victim Support, where she was responsible for volunteer recruitment, training and supervision. She is committed to promoting awareness of the psychological and emotional impact of violence against women; maintains a private practice and lectures and supervises at a psychotherapy training institute.

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Anthonia Ifeanyi-Okoro


Anthonia is a qualified project manager with over 10 years’ experience across the public and private sectors.

Anthonia specialises in implementing business strategy, risk management and training staff. She is committed to sustainable business strategy and is an experienced brand, change and stakeholder manager. Passionate about supporting vulnerable people within our society, Anthonia also serves as a Member of the Board of Directors, for a local Credit Union.

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Maya Rodriguez


Maya is managing partner of AZR Capital Ltd and has over 10 years’ experience in asset management.

Prior to founding AZR Capital, Maya led 36 South’s global sales, marketing, branding and PR strategies. Maya has also worked for Barclays Global Investors as an investment strategist.

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Sharon Citrone

Sharon is Head of HR at the Medical Research Council London Institute of Medical Sciences.

She has held several senior management and human resources roles in the private and public sector; and has extensive knowledge and experience of HR practice and policy.

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Debbie Hartley

Debbie is a senior executive in the finance industry with over 20 years in banking and investment management.

She has extensive experience in initiating and developing strategic relationships. Debbie has held senior client relationship roles at Citibank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan and Standard Chartered Bank. She is currently responsible for institutional investors in the UK and the US for Scope Corporation, a European rating agency.

Linda McHugh

Linda has over 25 years’ experience in the private sector, including significant experience as a Chief Executive.

She then moved into the public and voluntary sectors, initially working as a Management Consultant. Linda spent seven years as a Member of the Parole Board for England and Wales, serving on its Management Board and was Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. She was also on the Board of Community Housing Association for 12 years, as well as a long-standing Board Member of crime reduction charity, Nacro.

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Nicola Peers

Nicola is an experienced Marketing and Procurement Director, and Non-Exec Director.

Passionate about making companies more profitable, Nicola has worked for many FTSE 100 & 250 companies, as well as SMEs. She has worked on major global contracts in advertising and media and has strong stakeholder management skills. She is on the board of a local political party and the board of a charity for the preservation of Blackheath. Nicola also works for Save the Children.

Cheryl Andani

Cheryl has 16 years of experience in local government and is committed to improving the lives of local people.

She is an experienced capital project and programme manager responsible for the delivery of major building programmes in a London borough.  She has core skills in risk and issue management, stakeholder engagement and budget management as well as experience in service development and HR matters.

Amy Provan

Amy is a campaigner and researcher.

She has worked as an organiser for a political party, and currently a researcher for a Member of Parliament. She has experience designing campaigns, managing media and developing policy

Nadia Mahmud

Nadia is a communications consultant

She has a background helping organisations across the commercial, public, and not-for-profit sectors to improve their reputations and connect better with their stakeholders on issues that matter. Through working in criminal justice, education, and housing, Nadia understands the intersectional elements of domestic abuse and she is committed to supporting initiatives that empower women, and promote diversity and inclusion.

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