Medical and Health
The Medical and Health Advisory Panel is comprised of leading experts in obstetrics & gynaecology, neonanatology, midwifery and global health.
Professor Lesley Regan
Lesley is President of RCOG – Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust at St Mary’s Hospital, Deputy Head of Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Biology and Anaesthetics at Imperial College London, and a member of the Royal Society of Medicine Steering Group on Global Health. She is Honorary Secretary of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) and is heavily involved with other global health bodies.
Dr Suzy Elneil
Suzy is Consultant in Urogynaecology and Uro-neurology at University College London Hospital & National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, London, and Honorary Senior Lecturer for both the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UCL, London and Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge. She has a specific interest in obstetric fistula in low income countries, is chair of Fistula Foundation and sits on a variety of international and national fistula boards and working groups. Prime Minister Theresa May honoured Suzy with the Health Hero Award in September 2018, with Suzy also winning the prestigious NHS Patients Award for Healthcare earlier in the year.
Professor Eric Jauniaux
Eric Jauniaux is Professor of Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine at University College Hospital. Originally from Belgium, he has been a medical doctor since 1986 and an obstetrician and gynaecologist since 1992. He has acquired an international reputation for his research on the origin, diagnosis and treatment of placental-related pregnancy diseases. He has been involved in general obstetrics and ultrasound education projects in many developing countries and he is now dedicated to producing sustainable teaching audio-visual aid material available to all health care providers via the internet or mobile phone.
Dr Sonji Clarke
Sonji is a consultant obstetrician and honorary senior lecturer, with a special interest in high risk pregnancy and pregnancy with complex social factors. She is an honorary senior lecturer with King’s College London and teaches and involved in undergraduate and postgraduate training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. As the deputy head of school for the London school of obstetrics and gynaecology, she is concerned with development of training strategy and improvement as well as concerns relating to the well-being of doctors in training within the specialty.
Dr Tom Lissauer
Tom is an Honorary Consultant Paediatrician at Imperial College Healthcare Trust in London. He has developed several paediatric health partnership programmes between Imperial College and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in the UK and the Rwanda Paediatric Association and Ministry of Health in Rwanda. These have included establishing the ETAT+ (Emergency Triage and Assessment and Treatment plus Admission) course for the recognition and treatment of sick children, and programmes to improve neonatal care and infection control. He has edited several paediatric textbooks.
Zoe is a registered midwife with extensive experience of working in low income countries – working in Sierra Leone with VSO and Health Poverty Action before joining the International Confederation of Midwives as a Technical Advisor. Zoe currently works in London as a Family Nurse Supervisor.