Charlie Ralph joined The Cure Parkinson’s Trust as Chair in July 2017. The challenges of Parkinson’s were made real to Charlie when he and his family saw the 20 year pathway experienced by their father following his diagnosis with the condition. Charlie brings a wealth of financial and commercial experience to the trust built during both his role as Chief Financial Officer to a number of private equity backed businesses mostly in the healthcare and technology area as well as from his earlier career in mergers and acquisitions in the City.

     

Kerry Rock has over 25 years experience in research, policy and management from across the not for profit, commercial and government sectors. Kerry joined Prospecting for Gold as Director of Business Development in 2012, following six years at Action Planning. Prior to that, she ran her own research and communication consultancy. Kerry is a member of the Institute of Fundraising, the Culture Sector Network research committee, the UK Branch of the University of Melbourne Alumni Association and the Market Research Society.  

                                                                                                                                   

David Tyndall is a Chartered Accountant, with extensive commercial experience. Originally from Ireland (Mayo and Dublin), David has lived in London for over 30 years and up to 2017 managed a successful land/property business with extensive landholdings in East Anglia. Since 2017 David was Interim Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of a large London University and has undertaken other consulting assignments.

   

David Murray began his career in the Royal Air Force and subsequently at British Aerospace. He spent thirty years as a social welfare practitioner, principally in the voluntary sector. He retired as chief executive of Age Concern Gwent and has served in public life as an NHS board member and with executive responsibility for social services on Newport City Council. He also chaired the Newport Housing Commission.

David was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2007 and in retirement, champions the cause of The Cure Parkinson's Trust as a member of the Wales Neurological Alliance and the Cardiff BRAIN unit. He chairs the governors of Ysgol Gymraeg Cwm Gwyddon. 

Lyndsey Isaacs has been involved with The Cure Parkinson's Trust since its inception in 2005. She was married to the late Tom Isaacs, co-founder and President of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust. Lyndsey runs a busy private acupuncture practice in both Hertfordshire and London and enjoys long walks with her dog Indi. She believes with her experience of living with Tom that she will help maintain the wonderful sense of hope and optimism that has always been at the forefront of the charity.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Dr Peter Fletcher is a consultant physician in the department of old age medicine at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He specialises in movement disorders and shares service delivery with colleagues in old age medicine, neurology and psychiatry as well as colleagues from nursing and the allied health professions. 

He is a founder member of and educational advisor to the Parkinson’s Academy and has contributed to all masterclasses from their inception in 2002 to date. He is  president of the Cheltenham branch of Parkinson’s UK and local principal investigator for the PDMED (PD medicines), PDGEN (PD genetics) and PDREHAB (PD rehabilitation) studies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

 David Ashford-Jones founded his international consultancy business, Sagio in 2011. Following a successful 25 year career in the pharmaceutical industry where he held senior roles in training, sales and marketing, David was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2010 and has since been an active advocate and supporter of The Cure Parkinson's Trust contributing to the 'Rallying to the Challenge' project and resulting research publications. David is determined to change the choice of treatments he is currently faced with and is pursuing a business model for generating funds for Parkinson's research.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Dame Barbara Logan Hay DCMG LVO MBE is a British diplomat who served as consul-general in Los Angeles for four years until 2013.

Barbara was appointed first new consul-general in St Petersburg in 1991. In 1992, she returned to London, before being appointed as ambassador to Uzbekistan and concurrently (non-resident) ambassador to Tajikistan in 1995. She was the first female ambassador in Tashkent. In 2000, she returned to St Petersburg for a second stint as consul-general until 2004. Barbara then took up the post as consul-general in Los Angeles in 2009.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Peter Berners-Price
Peter Berners-Price started his career in hotel management before founding specialist conference management service and corporate communications company Spectrum Communications in 1976. The company grew to employ 150 people with an extensive blue-chip and government client list, handling such high profile events as the EU Presidency Conferences and the Hong Kong Farewell Ceremony. Peter handled negotiations for two subsequent business mergers which eventually created Jack Morton Worldwide.