Our Trustees



In 2014, Jenny co-founded The Lady Garden Foundation and became Chairwoman and a Trustee in 2018. She is founder and CEO of Consumer PR & Brand Consultancy agency, Halpern. Halpern is now part of The&Partnership, and therefore WPP. Halpern has created hugely successful campaigns for world class brands in the agency's 25 year history.

Jenny was deeply involved with the 'Britain Stronger in Europe' Campaign, sitting on the board and being the founder and creator of the network Women IN to ensure women's voices are heard and at the centre of the debate that will shape the future of our country.

In 2012, she founded the youth charity Access Aspiration, to improve social mobility in areas of high deprivation by providing aspirational work experience placements in over 200 of London's leading businesses and reaching over 3500 students. In recognition of its success and having created a tangible, positive difference to the students, Jenny received a Point of Light Award from No10 & Prime Minister David Cameron. Access Aspiration is now part of the Mayor’s Fund for London, and Jenny is a trustee of the Fund.

She was on the board of Great Ormond Street Hospital for seven years, and created Save the Day, an arm of GOSH's Charity, which raised over £1.5 million and allowed Great Ormond Street to purchase much needed equipment for the hospital.

She was on the board of Women's Aid for six years and created the concept of the Avon Empowering Women Awards.



Gwen is experienced in organisational design and development, employee relations, employment law (including international) policy drafting, grievance, disciplinary, performance, redundancy, resource management, recruitment, benefit packages, CPD, reviews, payroll, managing budgets, settlement & negotiations, TUPE and dealing with trade unions. Previously, Gwen was an HR Consultant working in restructure and she has worked in a number of fields including art & culture, legal, technology, (gambling, social networking & databases), luxury brands, retail (banking) and construction. Gwen is a qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and has an LLB in Law and Politics from Cardiff University.



Mr John Butler is a gynaecological surgeon. He is certified as both a specialist gynaecologist and sub-specialist gynaecological oncology by the RCOG. He qualified in medicine from St Mary’s Hospital in 2000 and continued his postgraduate training in London, including his oncology training at The Royal Marsden and St Bartholomew’s Hospital.

He has an active research portfolio and has published extensively on gynaecological cancer, international cancer survival, and cancer policy.

He is the lead clinician to the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership, a member of the Cancer Research UK early diagnosis committee, and a member of the Cancer Research UK clinical advisory committee. He is also a trustee of the Lady Garden Foundation.

His main interests include ultra-radical gynaecological cancer surgery, fertility-preserving surgery for cervical cancer, minimal access surgery, risk-reducing surgery for BRCA, and vulval cancer.



Jenniffer is co-chief operating officer of the Securities Division. She is a member of the Securities Division Client and Business Standards Committee and Securities Division Risk Council.

Jenniffer joined Goldman Sachs in 2007 as a vice president in European Credit Structuring and Strategistss, where she worked until moving to lead Counterparty Risk in EMEA and Asia Pacific in 2010. She assumed global responsibility for Counterparty Risk in 2012 and moved to Hong Kong in 2015 to become the chief operating officer of the Securities Division in Asia Pacific. Jenniffer was named managing director in 2011.

Prior to joining the firm, Jenniffer worked at Citigroup in a structuring role and as a derivatives and structured products lawyer at Linklaters.

Jenniffer earned a BSc in Chemistry from Bristol University in 1998. She attended the College of Law in London and qualified as a lawyer in 2002.