Meet the Team



President - Sir Henry Elwes KCVO JP DL


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.


Chairman - Steven Guilford - BSc (Hons) MCOptom

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



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.


Professor Andrew McNaught MB BS, FRCS, FRCOphth, MD

Professor McNaught is Clinical Director for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Consultant Ophthalmologist with special interest in glaucoma, cataract surgery, corneal surgery and refractive surgery.


Elaine Day


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. 


Anne Cadbury OBE JP DL


Dr Andrew Crowther

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.


Nick Price Hon. Advisor

After school in Oxford Mr Nicholas Price attended University College London and the Westminster Medical School, graduating in 1978. After junior medical jobs in London and Oxford he spent a year in research at The Oxford Eye Hospital. This was followed by time at Moorfields Eye Hospital London and then back at Oxford where he also worked as a locum Consultant. Appointed as a Consultant in Cheltenham in 1987, he spent more than 10 years as Clinical Director of Ophthalmology in Gloucestershire. In 2015, Nick was appointed Consultant to Whanganui District Health Board in New Zealand from where he has recently returned. We were delighted when Mr Price joined GETT as an Honorary Advisor in 2019.

Michael Bull - Treasurer


Admin - Gemma

Gemma joined the Trust as our Administrator in 2016. She manages all the day to day activities. Gemma trained at Lucie Clayton College, London before working as a secretary in London. She spent 7 years living in Brisbane, Australia and worked in Marketing. Since her start with GETT, she has been integral with launching social media, a new website and keeping us up to date with modern technology. Gemma also raises funds for GETT, such as fire walking in September 2019. In her spare time, she loves walking with her little terrier and creative writing. Please feel free to contact Gemma anytime with any queries, ideas, stories or fundraising suggestions