Bliss Chief Executive, Caroline Davey
Caroline joined Bliss as Chief Executive in November 2014; she also sits on the Executive Committee of the British Association of Perinatal Medicine, and is a member of the Independent Advisory Group for the Maternal, Newborn and Infant Clinical Outcome Review Programme. Before joining Bliss Caroline was the Director of Policy, Advice and Communications at Gingerbread, the single parent charity, where she led on policy and campaigning work as well as overseeing the delivery of multi-channel information and advice services. Caroline was previously Deputy Director of Communications, Policy and Campaigns at housing charity Shelter. Caroline is also a trustee of Crisis, the national charity for single homeless people.
Head of Services, Zoe Chivers
Zoë has worked for Bliss for over five years developing programmes of work and training to support health professionals improve family centred care on neonatal units. She has created the flagship Bliss Baby Charter programme as well as working with neonatal networks in England and Wales to develop their parental engagement, helping to ensure parents are part of the solution for improving services. Her team provides funding for small innovative practice projects and is currently looking to expand their parental engagement with research and sharing best practice.
Her previous experience has been in other charities supporting patient empowerment and in the corporate sector.
Head of Finance and Operations, Paul Butler
After training to be an accountant and a 19-year career in the City, Paul left stockbroking to work within the charity sector. Since then, he has had several directorships and senior management roles, ranging from international development to membership based charities and joined Bliss in March 2015. Paul specialises in finance, HR, IT, risk and business modelling. He likes nothing better than climbing mountains and playing his trumpet.