The Executive Management Team (EMT) is responsible for the overall day to day running of Guild Care. Our board of trustees oversee the governance and strategic direction of the organisation.

Chief Executive Officer - Suzanne Millard

Suzanne first joined Guild Care in 1996 working in its Transport Department having just completed a degree as a mature student. She left a few years later and during this time she studied for her CIPD qualification. In 2003 she returned to Guild Care as HR Director rising up the ranks to Deputy CEO in 2006 and then was appointed as CEO in 2009. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, has a Post Graduate Diploma in Voluntary Administration and has completed the ACEVO in New Chief Executive Leadership Programme.

Chief Operating Officer - Debbie Dollner 

Debbie started her career 28 years ago, firstly at Brighton Borough Council for seven years, followed by 11 years at the Hyde Group. She has held a range of roles from managing housing, supported housing and sheltered accommodation for tenants, to developing and overseeing the running of new and existing services for older people. She has led on the design and build of a number of accommodation based services and directly managed Domiciliary Care Services as a Registered Manager.  Since joining Guild Care in 2008, Debbie now has responsibility for all areas of Guild Care operations. This includes management of three care homes, nursing, community services, day centres, HR, training and marketing.

Chief Financial Officer - Warren Fabes

Warren holds a MA degree from Cambridge University in Electronics and Control Engineering. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant as part of the KPMG graduate programme and subsequently became a fellow of the Institute (FCA). After qualifying, Warren joined Eurotherm plc for 11 years, a Worthing based engineering company, rising up to the rank of CFO of their global business. Warren worked for seven years as the B2B Financial Director of EDF Energy plc, a multi-billion business supplying electricity and gas to UK companies in central London. In 2016, Warren joined Guild Care as Finance Director looking to return to Worthing and support his local community. He became CFO of Guild Care in 2018.

Senior Management Team (SMT)

  • Director of residential and nursing and services – Tracey Wadey
  • Director of Community Services – Claire Howell
  • HR and Organisation Development Director – Chris Walton-Turner (currently on secondment to Haviland House as its care manager)

Operational Management Team (OMT) comprises of Heads of teams and regulated service managers. 

If you would like to contact a member of the Executive Management Team please contact us here.