The National Advisory Council (NAC)

The Thalidomide Trust has a National Advisory Council (NAC) who advise trustees on matters relating to beneficiaries.

There are currently 12 members of the NAC, who are all beneficiaries of the trust and who are elected by the entire beneficiary community to represent their views.

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NAC Members

Thalidomide Trust NAC member Geoff Adams-Spink
Geoff Adams-Spink NAC Chair Geoff lives in London and is on the Health & Wellbeing committee and the Joint Event planning team with the Thalidomide Society. His interests are in technology and how it can be used to improve the lives of disabled people.
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Thalidomide Trust NAC member Rowland Bareham
Rowland Bareham Shadow Finance Team Leader Rowland lives in London and is chair of the Finance committee. He is also on the Research committee and involved in the Diageo Contingency Plan project.
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Thalidomide Trust NAC member Maggie Boyd
Maggie Boyd
Maggie lives in Knaresborough and is on the Health & Wellbeing committee. She is also in the Operating Guidelines Working Group and is a volunteer for the LIfTS project.
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Thalidomide Trust NAC member Karl Davies
Karl Davies
Karl lives in Balham. He is in the Operating Guidelines Working Group, Health & Wellbeing committee and has an interest in IT.
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Thalidomide Trust NAC member Carolyn Desforges
Carolyn Desforges Co-chair of H&W Committee Carolyn lives in Nottinghamshire and is involved with a wide range of projects including improving communication and increasing the diversity of the NAC. She is also a Connect Volunteer.
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Thalidomide Trust NAC member Nick Dobrik
Nick Dobrik
Nick lives in London and he is a member of the Campaigns Team.
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Thalidomide Trust NAC member Simone Illger
Simone Illger
Simone lives in Reading and is a member of the Health & Wellbeing committee. She is part of the Website Working group and Wellbeing 2020 group, and is involved with the NAC newsletter and Fit For The Future events.
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Thalidomide Trust NAC member Graham Kelly
Graham Kelly
Graham lives in Ealing and is a member of the Research committee and Future Care Costs working group. He is also involved with the Feedback Surveys and Campaigns Team.
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Thalidomide Trust NAC member Craig Millward
Craig Millward
Craig lives in South Yorkshire and is on Campaigns Team and the Finance committee. He is also a National Trust volunteer in his spare time.
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Gary Skyner NAC
Gary Skyner
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Thalidomide Trust NAC member Guy Tweedy
Guy Tweedy
Guy lives in Harrogate and is on the Finance committee. He has also been involved with campaigns to help beneficiaries for the past two decades.
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Thalidomide Trust NAC member Philip Williams
Philip Williams
Philip lives in the Devon/Dorset border and is on the Finance committee. He is involved with other finance related working groups and events for the Trust as well as being a Patient Advisor at Exeter University.
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