Trustees

The HLMT currently has ten Trustees. They are:

  • Bill Badham (Secretary) – Bill has lived and worked in Nottingham for about 35 years and is co-director of Practical Participation Ltd, supporting community-led action and change. Previous positions as a Trustee include ten years with the Children’s Rights Alliance for England.
  • Harvey Goodman (Treasurer) – After spending 50 years in Financial Services Harvey finally spread his wings and took a master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and then qualified as a Blue Badge Tour guide. He has a wide range of experience and interests including music, literature and theatre.
  • Celia Knight – Celia has 40 years’ experience of working with voluntary, community and statutory organisations in a range of different settings.  She currently works for Nottingham City Council but also does voluntary work with other groups in her spare time.
  • Nicholas Loewenstein – Nick has worked for several UK charities, providing workshop management, bicycle mechanics, recycling and mechanical training for groups of people including college students, vulnerable adults, teenagers and refugees. Also an experienced sound-engineer, he is Helen Loewenstein’s brother, and is passionate about perpetuating the spirit of her work with Liberian midwives.
  • Peter Loewenstein (Chairperson) – Father of Helen and Nick Loewenstein, Pete grew up in Southern Africa and worked for the Zambian Food and Nutrition Commission.  In the UK he worked as national programme manager for the National Youth Agency; and for several years gave legal advice to asylum seekers in Nottingham.
  • Pippa MacKeith – Pippa worked as a midwife in a variety of settings for 18 years then as a health visitor until she retired. She is passionate about the need for women to have good midwifery care and for midwives to be respected and supported in their good practice.
  • Carol McCormick – Carol is a nurse and consultant midwife (retired) with practical work experience in the Middle East and various countries in rural Africa, including Ethiopia and Uganda.
  • George Mayor – George was Head of International Training at Voluntary Service Overseas. He has worked in Cameroon India and Indonesia and has delivered volunteer management training courses throughout sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. He currently teaches English to Spanish-speaking Londoners and is patron of MPMT, a Lewisham charity for homeless black teenagers.
  • Stella Nickolay – Stella is Helen’s mum. Formerly a primary school teacher in inner-city Nottingham and management committee member of several voluntary organisations, she has inherited Helen’s passion and determination to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality and improve the experience of women giving birth in Liberia through increasing the numbers of qualified midwives.
  • Roger Williams – Roger worked as a senior manager for the Probation Service and the NHS where he had substantial experience of developing and funding voluntary organisations. After retiring from full-time work he became weekend news editor for a local radio station and now enjoys singing and making music with local groups.