Susan Monroe, Freedom from Torture's CEO
Keith Best retired as CEO of Freedom from Torture in June 2014. The new CEO, Susan Munroe, will join Freedom from Torture in September 2014. She was previously Director of the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust, a Director of Nursing and Patient Services at Marie Curie Cancer Care, and worked as a nurse with VSO in Uganda. She holds a Masters in Business Administration. Pending Susan Munroe's start in post, Andy Keefe, Director of National Clinical Services, is Freedom from Torture's Responsible Officer.
Freedom from Torture patrons
Freedom from Torture patrons bring many talents to their support for the charity. From advocating on behalf of survivors to lending their public profile to endorse fundraising appeals, they are instrumental in raising awareness of torture and its impact.
Julian Barnes, Rex Bloomstein, John le Carre, Nick Hornby, Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, Baroness Glenys Kinnock of Holyhead, Hanif Kureishi, John McCarthy CBE, Dame Helen Mirren DBE, Michael Palin CBE, Sir Simon Rattle CBE, Ruth Rendell CBE, Professor Sir Nigel Rodley KBE, Juliet Stevenson CBE, Archbishop Emeritus Dr Desmond Tutu.
Freedom from Torture trustees
The Board of Trustees is responsible for the governance and strategic direction of Freedom from Torture. The Trustees individually represent different skills and experience in clinical services, law and accountancy, management, fundraising, policy and audit and evaluation necessary for the setting of objectives and monitoring performance. Management of the organisation is delegated to the Chief Executive.
Read more about who out trustees are and what expertise they bring to their roles.