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Our People

Welcome to the Brain & Spine Foundation! Meet the staff and trustees behind our charity

Our team


Marc Smith
Chief Executive Officer

Georgina Hennessy
Head of Fundraising 

Grace Patient
Community and Events Officer

Luke Stamatis
Publications Officer

Cateeja Noordally
Finance Manager

Board of Trustees

Mark Luce (Chairman), Alistair Watkins, Clive Holland, Colin Cosgrove, Ian Basden-Smith, James Lamont, Jo Garnham-Parks & Lizzie Printer


Peter Hamlyn BSc MB BS MD FRCS FISM (President and Founding Trustee) & Eric Roux (Vice President)


Mr Desmond Lynam OBE, Sir Michael Parkinson CBE, Mr Jeffrey Rose CBE, Ms Julia Somerville OBE & Mr Michael Watson MBE

Charity Ambassador

Gary Lewin & Chris Welch

Expert Adviser

Prof Peter Hutchinson BSc (hons), MBBS, PhD, FRCS (Surg Neurol)

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