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John Lord

Vice Chair

John Lord

John Lord

Vice Chair

Subsequent to obtaining a first degree in Civil Engineering and a Masters degree in Management, John Lord has spent over 30 years in senior management positions in the private sector of the UK venue and sports industries including the Wembley Stadium Complex and the major indoor arenas in Manchester, Newcastle and Cardiff.

John was a founder director and Chief Executive of the original Ice Hockey Superleague following a period as Managing Director of the Cardiff Devils Ice Hockey team. He was a Board Director of Cardiff Marketing Limited and Cardiff World Trade Centre Limited.

For 10 years John ran his own successful consultancy practice advising on the development of stadia and indoor arenas across the UK and overseas, as well as advising on the operation of the Stoke Mandeville Sports Complex and being involved in a number of charitable events and initiatives.

More recently John developed and delivered the highly successful Events Management undergraduate and post-graduate degree programmes at UWIC (now Cardiff Metropolitan University).

Now retired, John is the Chair of the Board of Trustees of Perthyn – one of the largest social care charities in Wales with some 800 employees and an annual turnover of over £17million. He has lived in South Wales for nearly 30 years and joins the Council of Management of City Hospice hoping in particular to assist with the development of the income generation programmes.

How to Get Involved

There are plenty of great ways to get involved and help raise money for City Hospice. Any funds raised have a massive impact on our charity and we're so grateful to all those who give up their time for us.

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Volunteering is for everyone and we're sure to have a role that will be of interest to you.

Volunteer with us
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Whether you bake a cake or run a half marathon, every pound you raise will help us ensure we can keep being there for patients and their families throughout Cardiff.

Fundraise for City Hospice
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Your donation can help us continue to care for patients with cancer and other life limiting illnesses, and their families, in Cardiff.

Make a donation

Other great ways to get involved: Platinum Pledge Gift in Your Will


Supporting our Community, Support your City Hospice

We would like to update our supporters and families on the current impact Coronavirus (Covid 19) is having on the operations of City Hospice. Our priority remains to provide care and support to people living with life limiting and terminal illness. Our clinical team continue to deliver essential care during this unprecedented time. We hope that you will all join us in supporting our exceptional team as they continue to provide care for some of the most vulnerable people in Cardiff.

On behalf of the City Hospice team, thank you for your continued support, which allows our charity to care for patients in our community.

For more details on the how Coronavirus is impacting City Hospice please click here. 

To make a donation to City Hospice and support us during this challenging time please click here.

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