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St. Michael’s Hospice Charity, Charity Shops in Paphos Cyprus Supporting Archangel Michael Hospice

SMHC DIRECTORS

Anne MacKenzie

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Originally from Dudley and latterly Redditch,I moved to Cyprus with my husband Malc in 2020 after coming here on holiday for 20 years.

My career has been quite diverse including Business Management, IT design, Telecommunications and Teaching, but the role that fed my soul was Head of Operations for YMCA Worcestershire working with young people and vulnerable adults.

I love cooking particularly using Cypriot ingredients. I am very close to my family and have recently discovered an interest in refurbishing furniture.

Appointed Shop Co-ordinator in December 2021.

 

Chris Peet

 

Originally from Edmonton in the UK and educated in Tanganyika and the UK, I began my aviation career with BOAC in 1969 and then British Airways at Heathrow in a number of customer services departments. In 1978 I was selected for overseas training which began as an overseas airport Duty Officer later progressing to airport and country management. In 1988 I returned to Heathrow as a Senior Terminal Manager at Terminal 1 before joining Emirates Airline as VP Network Control and logistics in 1991.

I have lived and worked in Tanzania, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Philippines and UAE based in Dubai. I retired to Cyprus in 2010.

I was a volunteer at the Hospice for 3 years following its opening and then became a Trustee and Treasurer of SMHC, now in my 5th Year. I passed on my Treasurer role to David Richards on 1 February 2022.

In my spare time I enjoy cooking (Indian  and Chinese/Asian Cuisine) and watching Football, Rugby and Golf.

Appointed Vice President and Membership Secretary in December 2021

David Hart

 

Originally from Northampton I arrived in Cyprus in 2014 and started as rental agent for selected properties in and around Cyprus. Joined the SMHC Board in 2020 and also volunteers at our Polemi shop. After a successful career in photography I moved into a sales career joining Friedrich Grohe  as sales Director and then promoted to Managing Director.

I played and coached Rugby and was Development Officer for the Cyprus Rugby Federation.

I am an enthusiastic cook, specialising in Italian and Indian Cuisine. I retain a strong passion for photography.

I also have a strong involvement with the Paphos Astronomy Club and P3A along with my wife Carolyn.

Appointed President - 23 June 2021

David Richards

 

Originally from Cheshire I retired to Cyprus in 2014 with my wife Marian, whom manages two of our shops. Our 5 children and 9 grandchildren are based in the UK and Texas.

I joined the SMHC Board in 2020.  I took over the Treasurer role from Chris Peet on 1 February 2022. I also manage the furniture collections and deliveries using our Charity van.

My working life in the Nuclear and Rail Industries included Marketing Officer, Personnel and admin Manager, Facilities Manager and finally Property Manager.

My interests include playing Tennis, watching Football, playing Bridge, Military History (on which I give the occasional lecture) and Family History (which I teach).

Appointed Treasurer from 1 February 2022.