Lisa Murphy

Lisa Murphy is a Digital Strategist at Public Health England, having previously worked as a junior doctor in East London. She has been involved in advocacy around health inequalities for almost 10 years, primarily working with the Royal College of Paediatrics and...

Anne Schulthess

Anne Schulthess is the Marketing manager at the International Institute for Environment and Development. She holds an MSc in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and prior to joining the communications team at IIED she spent several...

Tom Wakeford

Dr Tom Wakeford is an action researcher at ETC Group (Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration), a small international civil society organisation. He is also Honorary Associate Professor at the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health,...

Yannis Gourtsoyannis

Dr Yannis Gourtsoyannis is a working junior doctor (specialising in Infectious Diseases). He has been active in NHS campaigning for several years; having been an active trade-unionist in the British Medical Association. He was a key member of the BMA Junior Doctors...

Guppi Bola

Guppi Bola is currently Interim-Director at Medact. She has worked as a consultant for many years, supporting organisations in their campaigns and research work around social justice. She has held campaigns and organiser roles in Oxfam GB, New Economics Foundation,...

Ruth Wiggans

Dr Ruth Wiggans is a Respiratory Registrar with an interest in health inequalities. She is the Co-Chair of Medact Manchester, a group of healthcare professionals with an interest in social justice. She has worked with different refugee organisations in Greater...

Cavitha Vivekanthan

Cavitha is a doctor, with interests in Global health, education and oncology. She is currently working in London while developing her experience in these areas. Cavitha is a member of the Medact Refugee Solidarity Group.

Rajeka Lazarus

Rajeka Lazarus is a Consultant in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases based in Bristol. She has been a member of Medact since leaving medical school and in 2016 took it upon herself to launch a Medact local group in Oxford. Her interests include hospital food,...

Professor David McCoy

Professor David McCoy is a public health physician and academic, and former Director of Medact. He spent his first fifteen years working in clinical medicine and health systems development, mostly in South Africa. He has since worked in various aspects of global...

Alice Bell

Alice Bell is Head of Communications at the climate charity 10:10, with responsibility for media strategy, supporter engagement, profile raising and outreach. Alice previously worked as an academic and writer specialising in the politics of science, technology and...

Carlos Grijalva Eternod

Carlos Grijalva Eternod trained as a nutritionist in Mexico. His academic interests span to the developmental origins of chronic disease with special interest in undernutrition, assessment of the nutritional status among infants and children living in vulnerable...

Dr Frank Arnold

Dr Frank Arnold did basic training in surgery, then clinical and experimental research in angiogenesis at the Patterson labs and Oxford Wound Healing Institute. He applied his experience of tissue repair to the assessment of evidence of torture, writing over 1000...