Imelda Redmond, National Director

Our National Director - Imelda Redmond CBE

Imelda has 20 years’ experience working in senior roles in the not-for-profit sector.

Most recently she was CEO of the charity 4Children where she led the organisation through a period of significant change. Before that she was Director of Policy and Public Affairs at Marie Curie Cancer Care, and Chief Executive of Carers UK where she received a CBE for her services to disadvantaged people in 2009.

Imelda is passionate about championing patients’ needs and ensuring that their views are listened to.


Contact Imelda on:

Or contact Josephine Buckle - EPA to National Director and Chair

07920 210106


Chris McCann - Director of Communications, Insight and Campaigns


Network Development Team

Gavin Macgregor - Head of Network Development

 07768 855 818 

Julie Turner - Deputy Head of Network Development

07789 876 581

Alvin Kinch - Volunteering and Regional Network (London) Manager

07789 876 794

Olly Grice - Collaboration and Regional Network (South) Manager

07789 875 765

Jon Turner - Impact and Regional Network (North West) Manager

07385 084 879

Chris Gorman - Campaigns and Regional (Central) Manager

07393 754 225

Delana Lawson - Quality Assurance & Regional (North East) Manager

07385 084 897

Hollie Pope - Programme Events Manager

07789 875 610

Marianne Patterson - Learning and Development Manager

07384 902 730

Princess Menkiti-Udom - Training, Events and Network Administrator (on maternity leave)


Want to contact the team? Get in touch by emailing

Benedict Knox - Head of Communications

Sarah Osment - Communications Manager

Tima Moledina - Communications Manager

Anna Galandzij, Media Manager

Laura Blower - Digital Communications Lead

Flora Deshmukh - Campaigns Officer

Debbie James - Communications Officer (Digital)


Policy and Public Affairs

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Jacob Lant - Head of Policy, Public Affairs and Research and Insight

Bren McGowan - Senior Policy Advisor

07384 438477

Urte Macikene -  Senior Policy Analyst

07384 902589

Paul Callaghan - Senior Policy Analyst

Brian Davies - External Affairs Manager

Shueb Ansar - Public Affairs Officer

(On secondment - please contact Brian Davies)

Research and Insight

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Michael Samuel - CRM Lead

Matt Sanders - Digital Systems Development Manager

Sue Edwards -Research and Insight Manager

Amrita Bose - Senior Research Analyst

Martha Jesson - Senior Research Analyst 

Lily Groom - Research and Insight Coordinator

Euan Ross - Rsearch and Insight Coordinator


Joanne Crossley - Head of Operations

Sandra Abraham - Strategy, Planning and Performance Manager

07384 438 439

Josephine Buckle - EPA to National Director and Chair

07920 210106

Carmen Fuertes-Riestra - Business Support Co-ordinator

Felicia Hodge - Committee Administrator

07385 084888