The Board of Trustees is responsible for the governance of Medical Aid Films, bringing expertise from a range of professional areas and sectors.
Aude is an entrepreneur and advisor to tech start-ups. She is a co-Founder of Sonic Womb, a research collaboration with UCL which aims to understand and recreate the sound in utero in order to improve neonatal incubators for premature babies. She sits on the investment committee of Brussels-based Innovation Fund, a seeder of early stage chemicals and life sciences start-ups. She is passionate about women’s causes and for several years ran the London Chapter of Ellevate, the global professional network.
Suzy is a Consultant on 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. Suzy won both the BBC One Show NHS Patient Healthcare Award and The Daily Mail Health Hero Award in 2018.
Michael is the Co CEO of the financial advisory firm, Cardano Group. Before joining Cardano, Michael worked at Goldman Sachs in New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore for 23 years as a Partner in the company’s Securities Division. Prior to that, he graduated from the University of Louvain (Belgium) with a Masters in Economics and the City University Business School with a Masters in Business Administration.
Johann is the Lead for Education and Training for the Healthcare UK at The Department of International Trade. Johann is also the Founder and Director of The Healthcare Leadership Academy as well as Founder and CEO of Medics.Academy – a technology company that is changing the way healthcare professionals are learning and training across the globe.
Johann is a former chair of the Junior Doctors Committee of the British Medical Association, a member of board of Directors of the General Medical Council, the Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board and a council member of the British Medical Association. He has held a variety of Leadership roles in Healthcare and the NHS over 15 years.
As a result of all this, Johann developed a strong representative and leadership reputation. Johann served as an advisor on several reviews of the medical education environment in his career.
Alex is an education and publishing consultant with particular expertise in the developing world. Formerly a senior manager at Pearson with responsibility for African and Middle Eastern markets, Alex has also worked as a Publishing Director across print and digital. Recently his work has involved global projects with UNICEF and other partners to improve the quality of education for children displaced by crisis.
María is Legal Director at Google heading up legal teams in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Israel and Sub-Saharian Africa. Before joining Google, she was the second lawyer to join Skype where she dealt with with all the legal aspects of the growing start-up. María also worked in the London and New York offices of O’Melveny & Myers LLP where she was a member of the International Dispute Resolution Practice Group. María has been awarded the Iberian Lawyer’s 40 under Forty Award and joined the Legal 500 GC Powerlist for Iberia in 2017. She is a qualified lawyer in Spain, NY and England and Wales and has Masters of Law (LL.M) from Columbia University in New York.
Sarah is a highly experienced and versatile Finance professional, having worked in the sector for over 20 years earning her ACMA/CGMA qualifications. During this time, she has integrated a commercial mindset with a financial sustainability focus. Sarah now works for Cochrane; a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers, and people interested in health. Cochrane is a not-for-profit organization with contributors from more than 130 countries working together to produce credible, accessible health information that is free from commercial sponsorship and other conflicts of interest. She has also recently been accepted as a Mentor for the Cherie Blair Women in Business Programme – a network set-up to provide women with the capability, confidence and capital to achieve.