Our International Board of Trustees

ICPCN is managed by an International Board of Trustees representing diverse regions of the world.

The ICPCN is also represented on the steering group of the Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance and the Global Network of National Associations.

The headquarters of the ICPCN is in South Africa.

ICPCN International Board of Trustees 

Sabine Kraft (Chair)Sabine square
Director, Bundesverband Kinderhospiz





Paul Quilliam (Vice Chair)
Co-founder of Hummingbird House



Professor Julia Downing
Ex Officio member
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United Kingdom / Uganda





Mike Palfreman (Treasurer)
Chief Executive, Haven House Children’s Hospice
United Kingdom




Dr Zipporah Ali  Zippy square
Chief Executive Officer
Kenyan Hospice and Palliative Care Association




Dr Pavel Burykin
Paediatrician and International Projects Co-ordinator
Belarusian Children’s Hospice and
Visiting Doctor for the Republic Centre for
Paediatric Palliative Care in Minsk



Dr Stephen Connor
Executive Director,
Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance




Linda Ganca   linda-ganca-square
Lecturer in Palliative Medicine
School of Public Health and Family Medicine,
University of Cape Town
South Africa



Lynda Gould Lynn Gould square
Director of Operations / CEO
Butterfly Children’s Hospices




Dianne Gray  Dianne Gray square
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation
Hospice and Healthcare Communications




Dr Regina Okhuysen-Cawley
(Representing Latin-America)
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston




Dr Marianne Phillips  MArianne square
Consultant Paediatric and Adolescent Oncologist
and Palliative Care Specialist
Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth,



Zodwa Sithole  zodwa-sithole-web
Director Hospice Support
Hospice Palliative Care Association SA
South Africa




Dr Christine Vadeboncoeur  
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Paediatrics,
University of Ottawa
Lead Physician, Paediatric Palliative Care Programme,
CHEO, Ottawa





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