Executive Director and founder member of the European Cleft Organisation and former Chief Executive of UK Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA).
Annend Hardoar (Treasurer)
A tax lawyer who has been working for 20 years in the business and has been providing fiscal and finacial services for national and international clients. He is also a member of the registered tax advisors branch (RB).
Founder member of European Cleft Organisation, previously involved in promotional work for CLAPA and with the Alder Hay Rocking Horse Appeal.
Lead Specialist Nurse, Guys and St. Thomas’ Healthcare Trust, London. Also Trustee of CLAPA.
Consultant orthodontist in Dundee, Scotland, experience of successful networking with EU and WHO representatives.
President of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, consultant cleft surgeon for the South West cleft service in the UK. Nigel has previous experience of working with charities/individuals striving to improve cleft care in Russia.
Director of Bulgarian patient’s and families association, ALA. Jana has been coordinating support and training programmes for parents and health professionals in Bulgaria since 2007.
Miriam Winkels-Ryan (Treasurer)
Former tax specialist with SME management experience. Currently studying Psychology in The Netherlands.
A plastic surgeon, currently based in the UK but qualified at medical school in Iasi, Romania. She has been involved in several cleft support projects in Romania.
Alexandra de Laszlo
A family therapist and former Deputy Chief Executive at CLAPA in the UK where she developed training programmes enabling parents to support other parents.
A psychologist, who has worked in over 30 national and international projects with a particular focus upon psychosocial, health and educational issues, especially around disfigurement
Former Deputy Chief Executive of CLAPA in the UK and specialising in communications, strategic development and financial control