Family Help Trust Funding Committee

Beatrice Cheer, Chairperson
Beatrice has a background in media and communications with experience in New Zealand and New York City. Most recently she has specialised in event marketing. Beatrice is married with a young son.

Beatrice Cheer


Margaret Brown
Margaret is a recently retired events professional who has specialised in academic conferences and events of all kinds through Canterbury Universities Conference Office and The Conference Company.  Marg brings her wide range of skills to the running of our annual Duncan Cotterill Business Lunch

Margaret Brown

Libby Robins
Libby has a background of Social Work and Psychotherapy and was one of the original founding steering committee members of the Trust, and has been its Director since inception.  She is also a Winston Churchill Fellow (2011)

Libby Robins

Stella Castelow
Stella has over 10 years experience in marketing and communications. She enjoys being involved with event marketing, community fundraising and voluntary work.


Adviser to the Funding Committee
Rob Smith