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Our Team

Executive Leadership Team

  • Jemina Petrache

    Deputy Clinical Director

    Jemina has more than 20 years ITU experience in Adult and Paediatric nursing. Renowned for being passionate and relentless on delivery of high standard patient care. Jemina has held managerial roles in tertiary hospitals and has worked in community settings. Conscientious, calm, compassionate and dynamic. Jemina is registered in 3 countries Philippines, Australia and the UK.

  • Gordon Ward

    Chief Executive Officer

    Over the years Gordon has been involved with running and building many successful companies across multiple industries. In the care sector, it began with Beaumont Park Nursing Home. From there, Gordon built the Beaumont Home Care brand and other well respected companies, in the UK as well as in Toronto and Manila.

  • Riza Tongson-Espe

    Chief Operating Officer

    Riza was born and bred in the Philippines. She is a qualified Intensive Care Nurse registered in three different countries – The Philippines, The United States and the UK. Riza immigrated to the UK in January 2001, after she had been head hunted, and was the first Filipino Nurse to work in The General Intensive Care Unit, at the University Hospital of Southampton. In 2008, Riza ventured into complex care, working as a Nurse Manager for various companies. However, passionate to challenge the norm in the complex care sector, and determined to make a difference, Riza went on to develop the HASCS care model – bespoke, patient-centred, ethical, and truly clinically led. With the backing of Lord Gordon Ward, HASCS was born and is one of the major key players in the complex care industry. Riza enjoys travelling to different parts of the world and doing charitable work for the elderly and orphans.

Registered Manager

  • Leanne Beaton

    CQC Registered Manager

    Leanne has worked in the care industry for 15 years. She started out as a care assistant for domiciliary care, before being promoted to Care Coordinator, then Care Manager and then to CQC Registered Manager. In her first role as a Registered Care Manager she gained an overall of Outstanding, to then be moved location and again achieve Outstanding in Care. Leanne has achieved levels 2,3 and 5 in Health and Social Care, she has also studied HR. Leanne is very passionate about her role in the care sector and ensuring we continuously work towards Outstanding. Outside of work Leanne enjoys spending time in the New Forest walking her dogs, or at the beach. Leanne joined HASCS in November 2020 and loves the teams ethics and values.