Board of Trustees

Watermoor House is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees. Our Board is responsible for the overall control and strategic direction of Watermoor House. They meet regularly to discuss, decide and review our operations and strategies and receive regular reports and updates from senior managers. Our Trustees work for Watermoor House on a voluntary basis to ensure we are doing all we can to create a well-run home for all our residents which improves their lives.

Dr Susan Owen


Dr Owen chairs our team of voluntary trustees of Watermoor House. Dr Owen was a founding member of the Age UK Policy Panel, board member of Age UK Gloucestershire from 2004-2012 and chair from 2005-2009. Dr Owen is the chief executive of Phoenix MRC Limited which she has led for over 20 years. She is […]

The Earl Bathurst


The Earl Bathurst became President and a trustee following the retirement of Lady Dunrossil in 2012 . He is head of the Bathurst family which has been associated with the town of Cirencester for over 300 years, he is a director of a number of farming companies, is one of two Vice Presidents of the […]

John Lamus


John Lamus moved to Cirencester in 2011, became a trustee in 2013 and is also a trustee of Cirencester Community Development Trust. His career was in IT, finance and general management within the drinks sector. Previous involvement in the charity sector included being a trustee Director of Bristol Children’s Help Society.

Dr. Kate Badcock


Dr Kate Badcock was a GP in Malmesbury for 28 years. Her mother and mother-in-law both lived happily in Watermoor House for the last 2-3 years of their lives. Kate is now delighted to be part of the team which looked after them so well.

Sir Robert Morland


Sir Robert is a retired businessman who has served for eight years as a non-executive director in the NHS on an Area Health Authority and then on a Primary Care Group. He has served on the Social Services Committee of two local authorities and been a former Trustee of Age Concern Gloucestershire. Sir Robert takes a […]

Bharat Jashanmal


Following on from 35 years in senior management positions in his Gulf-based family business (Jashanmal Group) during which he acquired in-depth knowledge of business in the Gulf States and India, Bharat, in the role of Senior Partner in Jashanmal Consultancy Services, turned his attention to assisting the SME sector in the UK. His focus has […]

Gillie Roberts


Gillie Roberts was a practice manager for a Cirencester GP practice up to her retirement in 2013. She is a trustee for Phoenix Charitable Trust (Cirencester & District) which offers financial assistance for health related requests that the NHS doesn’t provide. Watermoor House was her mother’s home for the past seven years where she felt […]


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