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

Sarah Watson (Chair)


Sarah (ACMA) is Director of Finance and Operations for Social Investment Business, who help impact-led organisations improve people’s lives. Before joining SIB Sarah was part of the Senior Management Team at Cochrane a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers, and people interested in health. She is 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.

Christelle Kupa

Mrs Christelle Kupa is a well rounded trilingual professional with over 15 years of experience within international and culturally diverse organisations in financial services. Broad- based experience combining investment banking, alternative investment, and development finance. Belgian national from Congolese descent, based in London, Mrs Christelle Kupa is dedicated to advance sustainable capitalism and inclusive society. She is a global impact investor and active advocate, with multidisciplinary experience in sustainable finance, cross-border investing, economic development and philanthropy across Africa.

team_jgMichael de Lathauwer

Michael is the CEO of the Cardano Group, the Pension focussed Risk and Investment Management firm. 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.

team_jgDr Johann Malawana

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 Moore

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.