UK Team

Gemma Steele

Managing Director

Gemma is from South Uist in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland and has been with St Jerome’s since concept in 2009. She is a qualified Occupational Therapist with a passion for addiction recovery in both the UK and East Africa.

Becky Holden

Managing Treasurer

Becky currently works as a physiotherapist in Portsmouth and takes care of accounts and finances. The invaluable work she does behind the scenes keeps St Jerome’s going.

Beth Shelvey

Managing Secretary

Beth is our Directing secretary and currently works as Doctor in Liverpool. She is especially interested in teaching and would love to spend some time living in Kenya in the future.

Ben Lock


Ben Lock is our Marketing & Promotions Manager and has been involved with St Jerome's from the get go in 2009. He is from Midhurst in the South of England and specialises in photography and runs our social media sites.

David Barkwill


David looks after our cooperate fundraising and volunteering projects whilst working as a doctor in Dorchester. He is a self-confessed dancehall enthusiast and hopes to practice Medicine in Kenya in the future.

Hazel Preston