Who We Are
Greenfingers is managed by a small group of dedicated individuals.
Linda Petrons - Head of Fundraising & Communications
With over 15 years charity fundraising and comms experience working for local and national charities, Linda is responsible for income generation and overseeing PR and Communications. Outside of work, Linda has two grown up children, has recently rediscovered the gym, enjoys family time, dog walking, socialising and spending time in the garden.
Contact Linda if you would like to find out more about the different ways you can support Greenfingers Charity and help make a difference to life-limited children and their families.
Linda's working days are Monday to Friday.
Sally Jenkins - Financial Controller & Company Secretary
Sally looks after our finances and resources and is a qualified accountant with a unique mix of commercial, financial, management, and project accounting. She has experience in organisations of varying sizes and sectors.
Outside work Sally’s time revolves around her three children, husband and dog. She enjoys keeping fit, walking the dog, socialising and travelling.
Contact Sally if you have a finance query, interested in volunteering or if you are a hospice who would like to find out more about Greenfingers Charity gardens.
Sally's working days are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
Mandy Rooke - Fundraising & Events Administrator
Mandy joined the Fundraisng Team in January and provides general admin and fundraisng support.
Outside of work, Mandy enjoys spending time with her family, walking her mischievious dog, socialising and spending time supporting the community garden she helped to create in her local village.
Contact Mandy if you would like support organising your own event or about any other aspect of fundraising.
Mandy's working days are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Freya Hill - Digital Marketing Officer
With several years digital experience, Freya looks after our digital media platforms helping to increase brand awareness and increase traffic to our website. She also provides support for our marketing materials.
Outside of work, Freya enjoys socialising, walking her dogs and spending time in the garden growing vegetables and tending to her chickens. Freya is also a sign language interpreter and fashion blogger.
Freya's working days are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Melanie Ward - Fundraising Support
Previously a volunteer for Greenfingers Charity, Melanie now provides support for the Fundraising Team as a Freelancer. Coming from a magazine publishing and event planning background, she is currently working on the Char-i-TEA party initiative.
Outside of work Melanie is kept busy with her two teenage sons, dog walking and has a passion for gardening, interior design and yoga.
Melanie's working days are Tuesday and Wednesday.
Emma Hanford - Freelance Garden Projects Co-ordinator
Emma works with Greenfingers Charity to co-ordinate the design and build of Greenfingers gardens. Emma works closely with the design teams and suppliers to ensure each garden is built according to the agreed brief, reflecting the hospice’s needs and Greenfingers Charity's expertise.