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The people behind it

Who we are

Brain Research Trust comprises a dedicated fundraising team, a supportive Board of Trustees and a knowledgeable Scientific Advisory Panel who all work together closely to ensure your money goes towards the best neurological research projects.

Trustees

Chair of Trustees: Jonathan Kropman

Treasurer: Graham Coles

Jim Gollan
Allister Wilson
Professor John Pickard
Professor Doug Turnbull
Sally Shire
Andy Cole OBE
Dr Charmaine Griffiths

Membership of Standing Committees

Finance and Investment Committee

Chair: Graham Coles
Jim Gollan
Allister Wilson

Staff

Chief Executive Officer: Caroline Blakely

Interim Head of Finance & Administration: Martin Jeffery
Head of Individual Giving: Dan Beacon
Head of Communications & Public Affairs: Kellie Stewart
Database Manager: Jane Evans
Interim Events & Community Fundraising Manager: Laura McLellan
Change Manager & Assistant to CEO: Mira Beattie
Finance & Administration Officer: Elaine Stray

Scientific Advisory Panel

Chair

Professor James Fawcett, Chair of Centre for Brain Repair, Kings College Cambridge

Members

Professor Rob Brownstone, Brain Research Trust Chair of Neurosurgery, UCL Institute of Neurology, London

Professor Alasdair Coles, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Cambridge

Professor Oliver Hanemann, Director, Institute of Translational and Stratified Medicine and Chair in Clinical Neurobiology, University of Plymouth

Professor Henry Houlden, Senior lecturer and Consultant Neurologist, UCL Institute of Neurology, London

Professor Kevin Talbot, Head of Clinical Neurology and Professor of Motor Neuron biology

Dr Nick Ward, Reader in Clinical Neurology and Honorary Consultant Neurologist, UCL Institute of Neurology, London