Ambassadors and Patrons2022-04-30T11:13:47+01:00

Our Ambassadors

The Voice For Epilepsy is working with a wealth of high-profile people, who are keen to help us spread the word about the condition and raise awareness for those who are diagnosed and living with epilepsy across the UK.

Leandro Junges

I am a Research Fellow at the Centre for Systems Modelling and Quantitative Biomedicine (University of Birmingham), where I lead the Neuroscience and Neurology theme. With a background in theoretical physics and applied mathematics, in my research I combine mathematical and computational methods with clinical data (e.g. EEG) to improve our understanding of the main aspects of epilepsy, and to develop technologies that

James Lewis

I am the Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Child Epilepsy Surgery Service (CESS) for the Birmingham Children’s Hospital. I have been working in epilepsy for the last 5 years working with children and their families, supporting them through their journey on the surgery pathway. BCH is the largest stand-alone hospital service in the UK and have carried out epilepsy surgery since 2012. The

Jade Kelsie Wolfenden

Epilepsy is a big part of my life now, I didn’t get diagnosed until after turning twenty-one, not realising that I had been epileptic all my life, but it started out with absence seizures as a child and then tonic clonic ones which I don’t remember having. I used to have these with friends and they not knowing what they were I would be

Sarah Gillett

Previously manager of a qualifications authority, Sarah Gillett has been Neurology Academy's Managing Director for 15 years. With over 23 years’ experience of event management and educational development, she has specialised in courses designed to maximise beneficial impact on the NHS. Sarah has taken Neurology Academy from a collection of courses in Parkinson’s to a company that spans multiple neurological conditions, including multiple

Gavin Woodhall

Professor Gavin Woodhall, Aston University I have been working in the field of epilepsy research since the early 1990s. My laboratory focuses on how epilepsy gets started and then becomes established in the brain, a process we call epileptogenesis. I started my career as a scientist with a degree in Biochemistry at Southampton University, before doing a PhD in Neuroscience with Professors Howard Wheal

Want to become a The Voice for Epilepsy Ambassador?

Please get in touch with our UK Epilepsy charity for more details


Our Patrons

The Voice For Epilepsy Charity are proud to have the support of the following distinguished patrons who generously give their time to support our work.

Our list of Patrons coming soon…


Few people are actually willing to step up and talk about Epilepsy. We need to make the world aware of the impact Epilepsy has on so many and find a cure. Without a cure, there are far too many people who will never have relief from seizures.

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