THE SARCOIDOSISUK TEAM
Henry SHELFORD, BSc (Hons) MSc MBA FRGSChairman and CEO
The Board of Trustees
John CORDNER, BSc FCCATreasurer
John joined SarcoidoisUK as Treasurer in 2015. He is in charge of the charity accounts.
John developed symptoms in 2007 and was finally diagnosed with cutaneous sarcoidosis in 2012. This was later reclassified as systemic sarcoidosis. His condition is chronic but has largely been stabilised with medication. Like many sufferers he struggles with fatigue and aches and pains.
John studied mathematics at the University of Leeds and on leaving university trained as an accountant. He has been a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants for over 20 years and holds a practising certificate. For over 25 years he worked in financial services in the City. He now runs his own accounting practice
Paul SINCLARE, ICSA MCIM MBASecretary
Paul joined SarcoidosisUK in 1997 and became Secretary in 2011. He has been a key part of the charity's growth over the past 20 years.
Paul contracted Pulmonary Sarcoidosis in 1988. Initially he had a variable experience with treatments and hospitals but now has been stable for many years and is responding well to his
Paul first trained as a chef and then returned to study, qualifying as a company secretary. He has spent much of his working life in the area of finance, more recently working
primarily with charities. He is now semi-retired.
Susan WILSON, BCom FCCATrustee
Sue has recently stepped down from her full time role and is enjoying exploring personal interests. For over 20 years she headed up the finance function at a consultancy firm operating across the UK, dealing with cash management and all aspects of corporate governance. A member of her family is affected by sarcoidosis.
Emil GADIMALIYEV, MBBS MBATrustee
Emil Gadimaliyev is a management consultant in the pharma/biotech industry, who has a passion for anything healthcare related. Previously a doctor in various NHS trusts, Emil has a family member with Sarcoidosis. He feels privileged to be part of a SarcoidosisUK's search for a cure for sarcoidosis.
Jack RICHARDSON, BSc MScExecutive Officer
Jack joined SarcoidosisUK in 2016, taking on the Executive Officer role in September 2016. He runs all the day-to-day operations of the charity, including the support services, information provision, website and communications. He lives in Hackney and enjoys cycling.
Johnston CONNELLY, BSc (Hons)Fundraising Officer
Johnston joined SarcoidosisUK in May 2017 and is responsible for all our fundraising activities. He has six years of experience fundraising in the charity sector in New Zealand. Johnston was delighted to join SarcoidosisUK and get stuck into grass-roots fundraising. He lives in Tooting and enjoys travelling.