Sir Henry Elwes KCVO KStJ JP DL is a retired British politician and public servant. He served as a District and County Councillor in Gloucestershire for 32 years and was Lord Lieutenant of Gloucestershire between 1992 and 2010. Sir Henry Elwes has been with GETT since 2000 and has acted as President since 2014.
Steve is an optometrist who began his career at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He then combined his hospital work with working in community practice in North London before moving to Cheltenham in 1986. Since then he has been based in community practice but he has also had a spell when was occasionally helping in the Glaucoma clinic at Stroud hospital. He spent over 20 years working voluntarily for Gloucestershire Local Optical Committee, most of that time as Treasurer, and was invited to become a Trustee of GETT in 2014. In 2016 he was asked to become our Chairman.
Mrs Jacky Lane is currently a Trustee for The Gloucestershire Eye Therapy Trust and for The Charles Irving Charitable Trust. Jacky previously was a PA to Sir George Dowty Chairman The Dowty Group and PA to Sir Charles Irving MP for Cheltenham.
Elaine Day has worked across Ophthalmic Units throughout the UK since 1972. In 1979, Elaine joined Gloucester Royal Hospital as a Sister and has been a Trustee to GETT since 1980. Elaine is active in fundraising for the Trust and providing the community with equipment not available on the NHS.
Dr Andrew Crowther trained at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London and settled in General Practice in Tewkesbury in 1971. He was involved with Tewkesbury Community Hospital as a clinician and as a GP anaesthetist as well as working at the Church Street Practice. He retired in 2005 and in 2010 was appointed as a Trustee on GETT, happily re-establishing links with the main hospitals in Gloucestershire.