Our organisation

The Wellbeing of Women team is led by the Chief Executive, Fiona Leishman.

Wellbeing of Women
First Floor
Fairgate House
78 New Oxford Street

Tel: 020 3697 7000

Board of Trustees

The charity is governed by a Board of Trustees comprising respected medical and lay members.

Sir Victor Blank (Chairman)
Eve Pollard OBE (Vice-Chairman)
Professor Peter Brocklehurst
Michelle Feeney
Jackie Gittins
Lynn Hiestand
Gay Huey Evans OBE
Philip Jansen
Carol Leonard
Professor Mary Ann Lumsden
Claire Mellon
Muir Moffat
Professor Steve Thornton
Debbie White

Honorary President
Sir Marcus Setchell

Honorary Vice Presidents
Dr David Richmond, President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Professor Jane Dacre, President of the Royal College of Physicians
Professor Lesley Page, President of the Royal College of Midwives
Professor Chittaranjan Narahari Purandare, President of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Research Advisory Committee (RAC)

Our Research Advisory Committee is central to our selection of projects for funding. We have awarded a Certificate of Best Practice in Medical Health Peer Review by the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC).

Find out more about the RAC, the projects we fund and how to apply for funding on Our research page.

Professor Douglas Tincello (Chairman)
Dr Natalie Armstrong
Professor William Atiomo
Dr Rufus Cartwright
Dr Francesco Colucci
Dr Gerard Conway
Dr Emma Crosbie
Professor Andrew Horne
Ms Sara Kenyon
Professor Andrés Lopez Bernal
Dr Karen Luyt
Dr Jenny Myers
Professor Steve Robson
Professor Jane Sandall
Mrs Sudha Sundar
Dr Paul Taylor
Dr Amanda Tristram
Dr Manu Vatish
Professor Krina Zondervan
Dr Ying Cheong

Our Ambassadors

Claire Anstee
Ann Bishop
Baroness Karren Brady of Knightsbridge CBE
Fiona Bruce
Julie Chakraverty
Dr Ed Coats
John Day
Naynesh Desai
Emma Forbes
Alice Fresson
Baroness Jenkin of Kennington
Jane Jones
Maureen Leach MBE
Bunty Lewis
Fred Michel
Kate Nealon
Sinead Read
Amanda Ross
Kate Silverton
Dr Miriam Stoppard OBE
Claire Sweeney
Carol Vorderman MBE
Pollyanna Woodward