Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive
Lynne Regent, Chief Executive Officer
Lynne Regent joined the Anaphylaxis Campaign as Chief Executive (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, and is the patient support group representative for allergies on the National Specialised Commissioning group for Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 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.
Grace Brocklehurst, Information Officer
Grace is our Information Officer who helps to support our members and their families with information about allergen management. She believes that providing quality information to all those whose lives are affected by the risk of anaphylaxis empowers them to be more confident about controlling their own lives. Grace is an Associate Nutritionist and holds a BSc in Nutrition from the University of Leeds.
Danielle Johnson, Information Officer
Danielle is our other Information Officer and holds a degree in Biomedical Science from the University of Surrey. She works on the helpline to provide support and information to the allergic community and also works on a number of projects to help educate and raise awareness of severe allergies to the general population.
Fundraising and Outreach
Jo Evans, Fundraising Manager
Following a degree in Business and Marketing, Jo pursued a career in teaching, before joining John Lewis in a Community fundraising and charity liaison role. Since joining The Anaphylaxis Campaign in August 2018, Jo has been responsible for providing support to the many people across the country whose lives are affected by severe allergies. She hopes that all fundraisers feel supported, informed and extremely valued for the fantastic work they do to increase awareness and raising much-needed funds to enable our work to continue.
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.
Mike Anscomb, Communications Manager
Mike is our Communications Manager. With many years’ experience working in Marketing and over ten years in Graphic Design, he has a wide variety of both online and offline communication skills to offer our charity. He assists with the production of key communications to make sure those living with anaphylaxis know that they are not alone and have lots of support available to them.
Louisa Wicks, Communications Officer
Louisa is our Communications Officer, and recently graduated with a degree in Film, Television and Digital Production from Royal Holloway University of London. She monitors the Campaign’s social media channels, and works closely with the other departments to keep the allergic community up to date on upcoming events and new developments in the world of allergy.