Providing Holidays From the Heart

Meet
Our Team

Ali Jones

Ali Jones

Charity Founder

Ali eats, sleeps and breathes the charity
and puts everything into making sure the
charity moves forward.

Vicki Green

Vicki Green

Business Development Manager

Vicki worked at the charity as a volunteer
for two years before being employed to assist
in the set-up of Gwennie’s Getaways.

Ruddi Bob Waterworth-Jones

Ruddi Bob Waterworth-Jones

The Reason and inspiration Ruddi’s Retreat exists.

Anne Joseph

Anne Joseph

Trustee

Anne has been a friend of Ali’s for many
years and couldn’t wait to become part of
Ruddi’s Retreat when it was established.

Tracey Rushworth

Tracey Rushworth

Treasurer

Tracey joined the Ruddi’s team four years ago
and comes each week to keep the charities
accounts in order.

Jade Jones

Jade Jones

Trustee

Jade is the eldest of Ali’s four children and has
been actively involved with the charity since it
began. Jade is now a fully qualified nurse

David Firth

David Firth

Trustee

David purchased our first caravan after seeing
Ruddi’s story in the newspaper and losing his
own father to cancer.

Bob Cryan

Bob Cryan

Patron

Bob is the Vice Chancellor of Huddersfield University. He joined Ruddi’s Retreat in January 2019 and promises to help us promote our wonderful charity.

Stephanie Weston

Stephanie Weston

Committee member

Steph lost her best friend to Cancer. She decided to try and help in a positive way to get over her grief,
Steph is a keen photographer.

Binnie Joshi-Barr

Binnie Joshi-Barr

Committee member

Bini is a Mum of 2 young children and local business woman, she has brought years of experience to the charity and enjoys days out with her family.

Michelle Grierson

Michelle Grierson

Trustee

Michelle has joined Ruddi’s Retreat along with her husband Stephen after donating large amounts of money by organising fundraising balls and basically falling in love with the ethos of Ruddi’s Retreat.

Stephen Grierson

Stephen Grierson

Trustee

Stephen has joined Ruddi’s Retreat after reading we were victims of theft, Stephen and his wife Michelle kindly donated 2 TV’s to our caravans and he has since organised fundrasing dinners with the help of his wife Michelle.

Julie Joyce

Julie Joyce

Trustee

Julie has been involved in Ruddi’s Retreat for many years now, after taking a break due to ill health she is now back on board and helping out as much as possible.

Arif Ahmed

Arif Ahmed

Trustee

Arif Ahmed is a trustee of Ruddi’s Retreat and many other charities, he does a lot of work in Batley and his experience is proving invaluable to us here.

Audrey

Audrey

Committee member

Audrey is Ruddi’s Grandmother she has 5 other grandchildren and 2 daughters, she is our Tombola Queen.