Our Team

Evelyn Brealey

Director

Evelyn Brealey joined CGHP (Addenbrooke’s Abroad) in 2008. Between 2011 – 2015 she was based in the Ministry of Health and Wellness in Botswana leading the Botswana Cambridge Health Partnership. Evelyn is an experienced international development professional with more than 25 years of international work experience in the UK, East and Southern Africa, Central Asia and Eastern Europe focussed on development of health, children’s and social services.

Kristijan Marinkovic

Development Lead

Kristijan Marinkovic joined Cambridge Global Health Partnerships in January 2019, after two years as a strategy and policy consultant at the World Health Organization in Geneva. Before that, he worked at several international organisations and obtained a master’s degree from the Graduate Institute Geneva, focusing on global development, international affairs, and the humanitarian sector.

Sophie Ward

Programme Officer

Sophie Ward joined Cambridge Global Health Partnerships in summer 2018, after working as an intern of policy and global development at global health think-tank ISGlobal, Barcelona. She holds a master’s degree in International Relations from the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals. Sophie has personal experience of long term volunteering on a health and sanitation project in Makwanpur, Nepal and much experience working in NHS primary care centres.

Dame Mary Archer

President

Dame Mary has a long-standing relationship with Addenbrooke’s Hospital and Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust, fulfilling the roles of Chairman of Cambridge University Hospitals from 2002-2012 and Vice-Chairman of Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust from 2005-2015. In 2006, Dame Mary and senior hospital clinicians founded Addenbrooke’s Abroad, which would become today’s Cambridge Global Health Partnerships.

David Wherrett

Chair

David Wherrett joined Cambridge University Hospitals as their Director of Workforce in April 2014.  He leads on all aspects of workforce agenda. Originally an Aeronautical Engineer, David moved into human resources over 20 years ago.  Having worked in different sectors, he has spent the majority of his recent career in the NHS, working mainly in teaching hospitals.

Advisory Committee

Dr Fiona Cornish is senior partner of a Cambridge GP practice. She is a member of the Council of the Medical Protection Society and a Trustee of Medical Support in Romania and Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust.

Liz Campbell is the Chair of the Association of Air Ambulances Charity and a Trustee and Director of Justice, the law reform and human rights charity. From 2006 to 2015, Liz was Chief Executive of national charity Wellbeing of Women and was previously a non-Executive Director in two NHS Trusts.

Shelly Thake is the Chief Executive Officer of Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT). Previously Shelly was an HR Consultant working both in the hospital and for small businesses, following a career at the global information technology business Logica (now part of CGI) in which she covered the Group HR Director role.

Dr Peter Gough has been an NHS Family Doctor since the 1980s and works as a volunteer GP and Trustee for Doctors of the World UK. Since 2000 he has been involved with communities in Rajasthan, India addressing issues of migration, health, education and the lack of opportunities for girls and women.

Professor Helen Howe is a registered pharmacist with a career history in hospital pharmacy, retiring as Chief Pharmacist at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) in 2014. Helen continues to work as a Non-Executive Director at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, and as a Trustee for Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust.

Dr Tom Bashford is a Clinical Research Fellow funded by the National Institute for Health Research Global Health Research Group on Neurotrauma, and a Specialist Registrar in Anaesthesia at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. His introduction to global health came working with VSO in Ethiopia, and he is currently President of the World Anaesthesia Society.

Tracey McClelland works as an Associate Director of Operations at Cambridge University Hospitals. She is a Registered Nurse with over 30 years NHS experience and holds an MSc in Healthcare Management. Tracey has volunteered for Cambridge Global Health Partnerships in Botswana and has helped set up new health partnerships.

Dr Tony Jewell worked as a general practitioner (GP) in inner London for 10 years, establishing a modern health centre in a deprived area. Tony later trained in Public Health, and was appointed as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the Welsh Government in 2006 until retirement in 2012.

Malcolm Kerr-Muir is an Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist at Cambridge University Hospitals. Throughout his career he has been involved with the management of eye disease in the tropics and in disadvantaged countries. He is a member of the WHO VISION 2020 LINKS programme, and a founding member of Cambridge Global Health Partnerships.

Sue Broster is is a Consultant in Neonatal Intensive Care and Neonatal Transport Medicine, CUH; Deputy Medical Director, CUH; and co-leads RCPCH project in Myanmar.

Hannah Missfelder-Lobos is a Consultant and Specialty Lead in Obstetrics and Fetal-Maternal Medicine, CUH. She leads the CGHP partnership with El Salvador.

Kit Connick is Director of Corporate Affairs, Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT). Kit has worked in a number of NHS organisations in Cambridgeshire for 16 years in a range of corporate leadership roles, prior to which she worked in the private sector. Kit has a particular interest in organisational and personal development and is an executive coach and mentor.

Roy Clarke is Chief Finance Officer, Royal Papworth NHS Foundation Trust. Roy is a Chartered Management Accountant and has particular experience in developing and implementing organisational strategy, financial recovery and large scale estate development. He is motivated by developing healthcare organisations to deliver the best possible care to patients.