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To learn more about the Trust and its activities or to make a donation to the Why It Matters Campaign, please contact us at 441.295.2428 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You also can contribute by taking part in our volunteer activities.

Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust

P.O. Box HM 2273

Hamilton HMJX


Phone: 441.295.2428

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Ralph Richardson, MSc. is the executive director of the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust (BHCT) with 17 years of experience in the third (nonprofit) sector.  Mr. Richardson completed a Leadership in Philanthropy course at Stanford University.  Before joining BHCT, Mr. Richardson retired in 2010 from his role as the Executive Director of ACE Foundation-Bermuda. 

Prior to his retirement, Mr. Richardson served on the Board of the Center on Philanthropy and was a member of the executive of the Donor Forum which represented 40 plus major corporate donors. His other volunteer service included roles as Commodore of the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club and board membership of several non-profit organizations.

He is a current board member of the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, the Argo Foundation Selection Committee and Chairman of the Bermuda Water Safety Council.

BHCT Board of Trustees

Trustee Board Members

Jonathan Brewin- Chairman

David Pugh- Treasurer (Former Chief Financial Officer at Argus Insurance Company Limited)

David Lang- Secretary

Ralph Richardson- Executive Director 


Gavin Arton

Jerome Dill

Joan Dillas- Wright

Don Mackenzie

Robin Mayor

Jonelle Smith

Jane Spurling

Lucille Parker- Swan

Ex- Officio Members

Peter Everson- BHB Chairman

Venette Symonds- BHB President & CEO

Legal Counsel

Andrew Martin- Mello Jones & Martin

Trustees & Staff


Mr. Jonathan Brewin is the new Chairman of the board of Trustees with the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust.

As a former chairman of Bermuda Hospitals Board, on two separate occasions, and a founding BHCT trustee, Mr Brewin has more than 20 years of experience in hospital administration and healthcare management.

He stated: “I would like to thank Phil for his service to the Trust and the impact that has been made on the Island’s healthcare philanthropy.

“It is with his vision, dedication and leadership that the Trust has been able to accomplish such extraordinary feats in support of the Acute Care Wing.”

Mr Brewin is general manager of Sol Petroleum Bermuda Ltd and was Commodore of the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in 2012-13. He is a board member of the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce and Age Concern.

BHB Mission & Values


Safe, high quality, people-centered, compassionate care every day


Strategic Aims

1.      Recognise the patient as the reason we are here

2.      Achieve the highest, evidence-based international standards in a safe, caring environment

3.      Educate the community, patients, families, other stakeholders and staff using our clinical and professional expertise.

4.      Structure services to ensure sustainable quality and cost

5.      Collaborate with our stakeholders to advocate for health system reforms and improvements

6.      Build staff and community confidence in BHB



Treating colleagues, patients, their families and all other stakeholders with professionalism and empathy, and honoring each individual’s diversity


Taking ownership and responsibility, and meeting the highest standards of governance


Delivering a transparent, trusted, confidential, ethical service, where people do the right things for the right reasons


Above all, caring for and acting in the best interests of our patients, familiesand community


Aspiring to be the best in all we do

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