The Board of Trustees

Martha Trust Hereford Limited has five Trustees as follows:-

Richard Smith | Chairman

Founder of Martha with my wife Sarah. Managing Director of HR Smith Group employing 200 people at our Leominster and Hereford factories. The company is a world leader in Search & Rescue equipment for the Aerospace Industry. Designer of the Chunc Wheelchair, an inovative medical device for disabled young people.

Susan Smith | Secretary

One of the founding Trustees and Company Secretary. Also the organizer of the Martha Trust charity shop on Commercial Road, Hereford; all donations always welcome.

Bill Somers

Bill has a financial background having worked for NatWest Bank for 26 years and then setting up his own business, in Leominster, Herefordshire as a Financial Adviser in 2001. He has been a trustee of Martha Trust Hereford since 2005.

Sarah Sharp-Smith

Founding Trustee with husband Richard, and mother of Sophie, one of the lifelong residents at Martha and the inspiration for the home! M.Sc in Landscape Ecology, Design and Maintenance which inspires my interest in gardening and the environment. Enjoy travel, reading and current affairs.

Alastair Stewart

Trustee since 1999. Life long friend of Richard & Sarah, having met them both at university in the 1970's. After 5 years commisioned service in the RAF, joined a small independent firm of wine merchants in Newcastle upon Tyne, that he has owned and run since 1996.