Team Members

Gwen Maurice, The Pines Care Home

Gwen Maurice Registered Manager / Operations Director

Gwen has lived in Wales all her life and Welsh is her first language. She is married to Dafydd and between them have four children and 9 and a half grandchildren.

Aled Williams Deputy Manager

Aled is born and bred in Wales and although he has moved around a lot it was never out of North Wales which is where he loves to be.

Shinto Tom Clinical Lead

Born and raised in Kerala, South India, but currently living in Porthmadog with his wife and daughter. Shinto is a caring and enthusiastic nurse who has a positive attitude even when working in difficult situations.

Sam Bowley

Sam Bowley Senior Team Leader

Sam has lived in various places throughout the UK and Ireland until finally settling in the Porthmadog.

Sherry Kurian - Team Leader

Sherry Kurian Senior Team Leader

Sherry was born and bought up in Kerala, India. He graduated in 'Bachelor of Nursing' at the Rajive Gandhi University of Medical Science.

Hannah Pemberton, The Pines Care Home

Hannah Pemberton Team Leader

Hannah has lived in criccieth all her life. She is a bi-lingual and enjoys promoting the Welsh Language.

Juby Rajan - Team Leader

Juby Rajan Team Leader

Juby was born and raised in Kerala, India. She qualified as a nurse at the Rajiv Gandhi University.

Anna Pearson Activities Manager

Anna is originally from Newcastle-upon-Tyne where she was a nursery nurse . Anna moved to North Wales to live with her Fiance who is born and bred in Porthmadog.

Andy Paynter, The Pines Care Home

Andy Paynter Responsible Individual / Managing Director

Andy is a qualified management accountant with over 25 year experience in a variety of industries including leisure, pharmaceutical and construction.

Manish Kumar

Manish Kumar Company Accountant

Manish is living in North Wales with his wife and two kids. He knows three languages, English, Hindi, Punjabi.

Caryl Lloyd

Caryl Lloyd Administration

Caryl lives locally in the small village of Llanaelhaearn with her partner Zac and cat Doli, she is fluent in both English and Welsh.

In her spare time she enjoys catching up with friends over a cup of tea, she also has many hobbies which include baking and sewing.

Susanne Bleasdale, The Pines Care Home

Susanne Bleasdale Administration

Susanne and her husband moved to North Wales from West Sussex in 2015 and are in the process of renovating their new home. Susanne is a keen yoga student and enjoys gardening & crafts. She and her husband also enjoy walking the dog in the countryside and exploring the local area.