Lynne Regent, Chief Executive Officer
Lynne Regent joined the Anaphylaxis Campaign as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in October 2008. Prior to taking up this role she spent 30 years working in the NHS in the UK, ultimately as Chief Executive of Crawley Primary Care Trust in the South East. As CEO of the Anaphylaxis Campaign her role is to ensure that the charity achieves its objective of helping people at risk of severe allergies live their lives.
She is a member of the National Allergy Strategy Group (NASG), which is the alliance of the professional organisation for Immunologists and Allergists. She is also on the Patient Organising Committee for EAACI (European Association of Allergy and Clinical Immunology) and on the committee of IFAAA (International Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Association).
During 2013-2017 she led the UK patient group involvement in iFAAM which was the largest ever European-wide study of the severely allergic population to be undertaken, and examined an integrated approach to food allergens and allergy risk management. She is currently on steering groups for a number of current international research projects particularly looking at immunotherapy as the way forward for the allergic sufferer.
Lesley Ingram, Business Manager
Lesley is our Business Manager and joined the Anaphylaxis Campaign in September 2018. Having studied with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and with a long career working in finance & accountancy, Lesley brings many years of financial experience to our charity.
Hannah Bell, Information Officer
Hannah joined the Anaphylaxis Campaign as an Information Officer in October 2019 and works on our Helpline providing support and information to individuals as well as those who work in education, healthcare or the food industry on all issues related to allergies and anaphylaxis. Hannah also works to keep our website and materials up to date with the latest research and evidence and contributes to our ongoing campaigns and projects. Hannah holds BSc and MSc degrees in Nutrition and has previously worked with a diverse range of clients on a variety of nutritional issues. She is a Registered Associate Nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition.
Kayleigh Cardnell, Information Officer
Kayleigh joined the Anaphylaxis Campaign in March 2021 as an Information Officer. Kayleigh has a biology degree from the University of Manchester and is also a qualified science teacher. With her life sciences and education background, she enjoys developing our information resources using the latest scientific research and providing allergy information and support through our Helpline.
Fundraising and Outreach
Carla Stimson, Fundraising Manager
Having proudly worked in the charity sector for 10 years, Carla joined us in March 2021 and is committed to make a positive difference to those living with severe allergies and anaphylaxis by raising much-needed income to fund our work. Carla will be supporting our wonderful fundraisers to help them spread the word about the Anaphylaxis Campaign and reach their fundraising target, and is also responsible for developing relationships and identifying new opportunities with supporters, corporates, and members to encourage continued support.
Kate Latchford, Outreach Coordinator
Following a degree in Politics Kate worked for Surrey County Council in their Adults Services and then their Children’s Services departments. At this time Kate gained her qualification in Social Work at Royal Holloway University of London and her focus was working with children in need and child protection. Kate joined the Anaphylaxis Campaign as Outreach Coordinator in February 2019 and works to support our volunteers and Support group leaders that give their invaluable time raising awareness and assisting others that have severe allergies and Anaphylaxis.
Marketing and Communications
Joanna Buston, Marketing and Events Manager
Joanna is our Corporate Marketing and Events Manager. A marketing graduate from the University of Surrey, Joanna has extensive marketing expertise and has been with the Campaign since 2015. Joanna is responsible for our two flagship Conferences, internal and external events, overseeing all marketing activities and developing and maintaining our Corporate Membership Scheme.
Megan Harding, Communications Manager
Megan Harding joined Anaphylaxis Campaign in November 2019 as our Communications Manager. A journalism graduate from Coventry University, Megan has previously worked in local and national press, and as part of a communications team in local government. Megan will be working closely with all departments to deliver our core messages, and raise awareness of our information and support services across the allergy community.