Martin Kirkup and Ashley Grist seated at a table. Tina Garvey can be seen behind Martin. They are all clapping

Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees is responsible for the strategic management of the organisation and delivery of our charitable objectives.

Our Trustees are not remunerated, they hold voluntary posts. Our Board is made up of very experienced and talented people, many of whom have a direct personal understanding of inherited sight loss. It also has a legal responsibility to ensure the charity complies with current legislation and governance best practice.

Our Board of Trustees

Elizabeth Graham

Meet our Trustee: Dr Elizabeth Graham FRCP FRCOphth

Dr Graham undertook research into the basic mechanisms of retinal vasculitis, inflammation of the blood vessels in the retina, and is an important cause of poor vision in patients with uveitis, inflammation of the uveal tract.

Vanessa Forster

Meet our Trustee: Vanessa Forster

Vanessa is the General Counsel at the Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national data science and artificial intelligence research institute.