Honorary President

Lady Wilson, OBE, FRCOphth (Hon):

Founder of IMPACT UK.


David Walker, CMG, CVO:

Former British High Commissioner to Ghana and Bangladesh.


Rob West

Rob West works as a digital consultant for organisations in the healthcare, telecoms, finance and retail sectors. He specialises in user experience design and usability.

Honorary Treasurer

Robin d’O. Hope:

Worked 40 years in the City of London as a Lloyds Broker rising to be Company Chairman.

Members of council

Nicholas Astbury FRCS, FRCOphth, FRCP:

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Clinical Adviser at the International Centre for Eye Health.

Keith Barnard-Jones, MBBS, MRCS, LRCP, D.Obst.RCOG, MRCGP

Former GP and Medical Trainer. Past Director of Rotary International

Gordon Bennett, LL.B (hons), LL.M, Dip Int Law

Barrister, with work experience in developing countries.

Claire Hicks, MBE:

Founding Director and first Chief Executive of IMPACT UK with wide experience in international development and healthcare delivery.

David Jameson Evans, FRCS, FRCS (C):

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Brenda Luck, MB, Ch.B, DHC, DRCOG, MRCGP:

Retired GP

John Mowbray, QC:

Retired QC with continuing experience of charity law and practice

Mr Mike O’Connell MB BS, BSc, MPhil, FRCS(Otol)FRCS(Orl)

Mike O’Connell is a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon working in Brighton and Sussex. He has worked in Nepal, France, Germany and with IMPACT in Bangladesh.

Lady Prance:

Experience in Latin America USA and extensive travel in the Pacific region.

Captain John Scott:

Master Mariner, Younger Brother of Trinity House. Small holding farmer.


Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist working to help prevent and treat disabilities in children.

Peter Webster, MA, FCA

Retired Financial Director.