Patron and Trustees

Miranda Rock

Miranda Rock is House Director of Burghley House which has been a family home for over 400 years. The house and estate are now owned and maintained by the Burghley House Preservation Trust and as well as hosting events, welcomes visitors on a daily basisto the house and gardens. Miranda lives at Burghley with her husband and their four children. She is involved with many local charities in Stamford and has a particular interest in supporting children with special educational needs. She is a Deputy Lieutenant for Cambridgeshire and a Governor of Stamford Endowed Schools. Miranda is a resolute supporter of the work of the Evergreen Care Trust.

Miranda Rock Photo PATRON.jpg
Louise Marsh Evergreen Trust
Louise Marsh
Founding Trustee

Louise trained as a nurse and specialised in gerontology and geriatrics in Australia.  When living in Scotland she worked in the private nursing home sector and Scotland NHS.  After moving to Lincolnshire with her twin daughters, Louise studied health and social care with the Open University before joining Social Services Older Persons team.  Louise actively promotes the value of partnership and communities working together at grass root level to best support local people in need.

Derek Risk Trustee
Derek Risk

Derek has been an Evergreen volunteer since February 2016 and a Trustee since September 2017.   He is a retired qualified accountant (ACMA). Prior to retiring Derek worked for BT for 34 years mainly in Audit & Finance and then at Peterborough Regional College for 7 years as Director of Financial Services up to March 2007.
Derek’s main interests within the home and family are DIY, computing and gardening.  Derek lives in Langtoft and is a Trustee and Treasurer of Citizens Advice Peterborough and has links with other local charitable organisations

Paul Herniman

Paul Herniman joined the Board of Trustees two years ago. He live in Stamford and retired in 2018 after working for Social Services for over thirty years. Pauls areas of special interest included working with older people, mental health, and dementia. 

Dr Katy Hardy Trustee
Dr Katy Hardy

Katy expressed her interest and support of the vision and work of the Evergreen Care Trust at an early stage of its development and became a great encourager to those who were breaking new ground and developing services that had not previously existed.  Katy promotes the work of the Trust amongst the General Practice surgeries in Stamford.  Katy is married to Harry and they have two children.

Nick Adams Trustee
Nick Adams

Mr. Nick is a native of England, although he spent much of his early years growing up in Germany. He attended the University of Reading where he earned his bachelor of science in animal science and is a graduate of the Alltech Advanced Management program run in conjunction with University College Dublin - Michael Smurfit School of Business, Ireland.


He has very much enjoyed being a part of the Evergreen Board of Trustees over the past two years, supporting the team doing such good work in the community


Volunteers at Evergreen