Meet The Team

Our Team

Piggles Trust is proud to have an extremely supportive and enthusiastic team.  We all share the same vision to improve the lives of young children who face frequent or lengthy stays in hospital due to chronic illness, and to offer support to their families.

Caroline Martin

Founder & Trustee

Caroline is the mother of Harriet and the founder of Piggles Trust. She also has a 5 year old son called Toby and two loyal dogs, Aggie and Gertie.

Together as a family they are drawing strength from the work they are doing with the charity, to continue the name of Harriet. 

Edward Martin

Founder & Trustee

Edward is a Chartered Surveyor at Shojiin Property Partners. As a founder of Piggles Trust he is proud to be making a difference to childrens’ lives and supporting families facing difficult circumstances. 

Edward is a keen sportsman, loves squash and cricket and is a veteran of two Fastnet races!

Christopher Utley


Christopher is a Chartered Surveyor and Director of a family owned commercial property company.  He lives in North Buckinghamshire with his wife and two children. 

Christopher loves playing squash and tennis and running when he can! 

Caroline Banks


Caroline works as an Operations Director for an American company. She has two boys, the youngest of whom was born with a heart condition. He has so far undergone three open-heart surgeries and Caroline is therefore very aware of the devastating impact of a serious health condition and the associated hospital stays.

Simon Popple


Simon is Managing Director of Brookville Capital, as well as the Editor of Gold Speculator. Prior to that he was a Director of Topland Group, one of Europe’s largest private companies. Simon holds an MBA from Birmingham University and a Diploma from the Securities Institute. He lives in Lewes with his family and Bentley the Labrador!

Joanna Disley

Marketing and Comms Advisor

Jo is Harriet’s Aunt and a busy mother of two young daughters. She works part time as a Senior Director at a global Marketing agency and enjoys running to keep fit.

Jo and her family live in Chester and she is proud to be involved in honouring Harriet’s name.

Susannah Broad

Charity Secretary

Susannah is a friend of Caroline’s and lives in Hampshire with her family. She has a background in Marketing & Events and spent many years working in Moscow having studied Russian at Durham University. Susannah is the newest member of Piggles Trust and is excited to be involved with the charity.

Robyn Hunt

Corporate Partner Representative

Robyn works for GUARDHOG Technologies, a Hampshire based insurance company and the first official Corporate Sponsor of Piggles Trust. 

Robyn studied web design at the University of Gloucestershire.

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