The Board of Trustees is responsible for the governance of Medical Aid Films, bringing expertise from a range of professional areas and sectors.

Sean McDonnel Medical Aid Films TrusteeSean McDonnell (Chair)

Sean is a digital transformation specialist currently working at BSI. He has worked in a range of global organisations over the last twenty years leading change programmes improving the experience of internal and external audiences. He has been volunteering for the last six years with Medical Aid Films on their digital marketing activities.


Joseph Home 

Joe is a London-based public health doctor with experience in policy, quality improvement and academia. He has worked in clinical medicine, NHS management and The Health Foundation, a policy thinktank.  In 2022 he acted as clinical advisor to General Sir Gordon Messenger’s Secretary-of-State commissioned review of health and social care leadership.

Joe holds a medical degree from Peninsula Medical School, a masters from the University of Manchester School of Law, and a Global-MBA from Alliance Manchester Business School. He also holds an honorary academic position from the University of Salford and a national representative position at the British Medical Association trade union.


Amo Kaller

Amo is a career diplomat currently working as the Deputy Head of Cyber responsible for strategy, communications and global networks at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). He has been extremely lucky to work with such committed security, trade, development and wider health colleagues across a 15 year career both in the UK and overseas.  One of his interests is mental health, and he previously chaired Anxiety UK, one of the UK’s leading mental health charities.  

Rachael Akidi Okwir

Rachael Akidi Okwir is the interim Head of Journalism for Africa at the BBC World Service.  She leads an award-winning team of journalists in the UK and across Africa, producing content that reaches a weekly audience of more than 100 million in 12 languages on radio, television, digital and social media. She has extensive experience leading change and digital transformation in large newsrooms, and led the BBC’s expansion in the East and Horn of Africa. 

Rachael is passionate about reaching young and digital audiences.

She holds a BA in Mass Communication from Makerere University Kampala, and an MA Public Communications from the University of Westminster London.

Matt Jackson

Matt Jackson is Director of the London Office for UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency. Matt was previously a diplomat at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) working on international development, climate change and multilateralism including at the UK Mission to the United Nations in New York where he negotiated the Sustainable Development Goals, and as Chief of Staff to the UK Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative on Climate Change. His career has focussed on delivering gender equality, human rights programmes, sustainable development, and the transition to green economies at UNFPA, the FCO, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, and the UK Department for the Environment (Defra).

Ankit Soni

Ankit is a Senior Manager at HSBC and focuses on Organisational Design, executing on strategic initiatives and Improving Business Performance within the Commercial and Investment Bank across Europe. He also has extensive experience in Risk management within Financial Services.

Ankit began his career qualifying as an accountant within public practice and previous to HSBC worked in the Investment Management industry where he worked for EY carrying out financial audits of companies and funds.

He is passionate about giving back and is also a member of the Rotary Club of Docklands.

Sid Khemka

Sid Khemka is an ex-WPP ( 24/7 RealMedia) highly experienced digital media, advertising, ad technology executive and entrepreneur. He has over 20 years of experience defining and executing product and business strategies, bringing together technology and people and delivering incremental revenues.

Sid holds a B.Sc. in Electronics from St. Xaviers College, India and a Masters degree in Computer Application (MCA) – Gold Medalist, from Dharamsinh Desai Institute of Technology, India.