Trustees

Below is a list of the current trustees of The Thalidomide Trust.

Sir Robert Nelson

Chair of Trustees
Trustee since December 2010

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Marlene Winfield OBE

Vice – Chair of Trustees
Trustee since July 2009

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Mark Benstead B.A, M.B.A

Trustee since May 2015
Senior fixed income fund manager at Legal and General Investment Management.

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David Body

Trustee since January 2015
Until 30th April 2015, David was National Head of the Product Liability Team at Irwin Mitchell and had specialised in medical negligence and product liability work since the mid 1980s.

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Professor Tim Briggs, MD(Res), MCh(Ort), FRCS

Medical Trustee
Trustee since July 2015

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Professor Caroline Glendinning AcSS

Trustee since June 2007
Professor of Social Policy in the Social Policy Research Unit, University of York since 2004.

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John H Howard

Trustee since December 2009
A non-executive director of the Financial Ombudsman Service, National Counties Building Society, and the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (OFGEM).

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Professor Dame Lesley Southgate DBE DSc FRCP FRGCP FAcad Med Ed

Trustee since July 2010
Professor at St George’s Hospital Medical School and the Medical Academy of St Petersburg, member of the US National Board of Medical Examiners.

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Mark Spofforth OBE BSC FCA CTA FRSA

Trustee since December 2013
Senior Partner of Spofforths Chartered Accountants, former President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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Kevin R Wesbroom MA MA FIA

Trustee since December 2010
A leading actuary with Aon Hewitt, formerly a Partner in the actuarial firm Bacon and Woodrow.

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