Robin is the Founder and Chairman of Yes to Life. His daughter Bryony contracted a rare cancer at age 9yrs and had two recurrences, the second of which proved fatal at 23yrs. He and his family experienced the immense difficulties facing those who wish to use Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) as part of an integrative strategy to meet this most feared and lethal disease.
This dire state of affairs prompted him to try and change the status quo to one where patients' wishes are respected and supported, and the potential inherent in taking an integrative approach are within the reach of everyone. In September 2010 Robin was awarded a Highly Commended for New Initiatives by The Beacon Fellowship for his work through Yes to Life. He was also awarded the 'Outstanding Achievement Award' at camexpo in 2015.
Jerome is one of Britain's leading medical health journalists. In his writings, he brings the latest breakthroughs in medical health to a wider audience, emphasising that science-based does not always mean drug-based and that natural approaches are achieving astounding success rates.
Clare has worked for Yes to Life since 2007, and as a volunteer for the helpline since 2009. She is motivated by her own experience of cancer, cancer treatment and on going healing. She has been practicing meditation since 2006 and in 2012 she gained a masters degree in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy from Oxford University.
Célia specialises in developing branding, marketing and digital transformation strategies in complex multi-channel consumer businesses. She has worked in a range of industries, including casual dining, financial services, logistics, travel, hospitality, leisure, FMCG, E-Commerce and automotive retail.
Prior to becoming a Trustee, Célia provided Yes to Life with strategic advice and mentoring; and having benefited from the charity’s knowledge in her own family, is passionate about growing awareness of an integrated approach to cancer treatment. Celia was appointed a Trustee of Win-win Health Intelligence Ltd in 2017.
Joanie has been in the charity sector for 20 years, as development director for Children's Express, and executive director for Theodora Children's Trust, Rise Phoenix, Yes to Life and Adfer Ban a Chwm. In 2008 she gained an MSc in the voluntary sector from Cass Business School, London. She is on the board of Apollo Music Projects (chair), and Adfer Ban a Chwm (chair), and volunteers for Carers UK and Age UK.
Joanie was responsible for establishing much of the charity's core processes when she was executive director at Yes to Life so we are delighted she has now taken on the role of trustee.
Fay specialises in strategic communications, helping organisations to contact and engage with their key audiences. She’s worked as a journalist and in the media departments of large corporations. Through her experiences with friends and family members who have cancer she’s seen the significant benefits achieved by knowing more about the vast range of approaches, treatments and therapies that are available.
Fay was appointed Director of Win-win Health Intelligence in 2017.
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