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  • Adam Terpening FIH Director of Charity

    With over 30 years’ experience in the hotel industry, Adam has held senior management roles within Harbour Hotels, Macdonald Hotels and Forte Hotels. Following his retirement at Harbour, Adam – at the instigation of our founder, Nicolas Roach – set up Room to Reward.

    Adam commands a strong history of philanthropy, currently holding posts including; trustee of Oakhaven Hospice in Lymington, Chairman of the Fairtrade Trading Committee for Christchurch and Chairman of the Oakhaven Care Agency.

    Adam says…“I am passionate that Room to Reward becomes an industry-led initiative whereby hotels adopt the practice of donating unsold rooms as a means of supporting the charity sector and their inspirational Hidden Heroes. The support on our journey so far has been wonderful and long may it continue!”

  • Joe Langtree Marketing Manager

    Joe joined Room to Reward in November 2017 with a wealth of experience across a range of marketing platforms.

    A journalism graduate, he previously lived and worked in Brussels and Dublin before returning to the South Cost and joining R2R.

    Joe has been actively involved in a number of voluntary charity projects, including running football camps in South Africa, holiday clubs in Ukraine and providing respite care for SEN children.

    Joe says… “It’s inspiring to read stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things every day. People who make a difference where it matters most. It’s our privilege to give something back to them.”

  • Katy Hamer Development and Outreach Officer

    Katy joined Room to Reward in January 2018. Passionate about the charity sector, she has extensive voluntary experience, including community befriending, helping out at her local Oxfam and dog shelter and helping organise Oxjam in Bournemouth.

    Katy is also a former manager of a British Heart Foundation charity shop, an experience that highlighted the importance of volunteers.

    Katy says… “The best thing about my role is hearing that those volunteers, who consistently put others first, are being given a little time back for themselves. It also means so much to the charities to be able to thank their Hidden Heroes.”

  • Emma Palmer
    Emma Palmer Hotel Partnerships Officer

    Emma joined Room to Reward in February 2019 as Hotel Partnership Officer.

    Emma has an extensive background in Customer Service in the hospitality sector, including working as a receptionist at Premier Inn in High Cliff.

    Also a keen singer, Emma has performed at various local charity events and previously helped organise Freshfields – a music festival to raise money for various local charities.

    Emma says… “It’s amazing to help ensure people that do so much and volunteer their time to help others are recognised in a fantastic and special way”

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