Francesca Compostella DVM MRCVS

Francesca Compostella DVM, MRCVS, MSc (One Health) is a trained equine surgeon with a passion for racehorses and education. Francesca has extensive national and international experience in equine health, welfare, and relevant legislation; having worked globally with universities, government and private medical and veterinary partners. She further has teaching experience with a formal education training…

Jill Sutton

Jill joined HEROS Charity as a trustee in 2006 after a spending most of her working life in the motorsport world, first as Champion Lady GB rally driver and then as Company Secretary for her husband’s motorsport business in London.Jill has had a passion for horses since childhood so HEROS was a perfect fit and…

Richard Phillips

Richard has been a dual purpose trainer for 25 years having trained both in Lambourn and Gloucestershire. In 2011 he was a recipient of a Pride of Racing Award for all the  terrific work he does for charities of all types.  He has trained horses to the highest level , both over jumps and on the…

Anne Richardson – Joint Chairman

Anne is a clinical psychologist by background but now works in policy consultancy after many years at the Department of Health. She has a longstanding interest in horses and more recently in racing. With her husband, Nick Attenborough, her involvement in HEROS Charity began when THURLESTONE ROCK, their ex-sprint handicapper, was happily rehomed after being…

Victoria Hopgood

Victoria qualified as a solicitor in 1988. She originally worked in Newbury before moving to Hungerford in 1996 to set up the firm Dickins Hopgood Chidley with her partners. Victoria has specialised in Commercial Property. She also has considerable experience of all aspects of Residential Property.