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"Working together we can secure the best use of scarce expertise and resources, maximising the health gain for all those with rare conditions" Alastair Kent OBE, Chair of RDUK

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Who’s who at RDUK?

 

Alastair Kent, Chair of RDUK

 
Melissa Hillier, Manager of RDUK (currently on maternity leave)

Melissa is responsible for overseeing the RDUK team.

Nick Meade, Director of Policy 

Interim manager of RDUK  

  

Farhana Ali, Executive Officer (full time)

Farhana is responsible for implementing RDUK's plan of activity as well as developing RDUK’s future strategy in collaboration with colleagues and the Management Committee. She is responsible for the day-to-day running of RDUK and her work spans public affairs, policy, campaigns and communications.

Natalie Frankish, RDUK in Scotland (part time)

Natalie is responsible for representing RDUK in Scotland, and ensuring that RDUK work is fully reflective of the needs of patients in Scotland. Please contact Natalie for enquiries related to RDUK and rare diseases in Scotland.

 

Emma Hughes  RDUK in Wales (part time)

Emma is responsible for representing RDUK in Wales and for working with local stakeholders in Wales to ensure RDUK work is fully reflective of the needs of patients in Wales. Please contact Emma for enquiries related to RDUK and rare diseases in Wales.