Our Team

Meet our Executive, Trustee & Scientific Advisory Board

Executive Directors

Sally Kettle

Co CEO & Founder

Author, Adventurer

Campaigner

Wellness Expert

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    Dr Marlize De Vivo

    Co CEO & Founder

    Biokineticist

    Sports Rehabilitator

    Senior Research Fellow

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      Trustee Board

      Ulick Tarabanov

      Chair - Trustee

      CEO  London Sports Trust

      20yrs experience in the sector. Managing & facilitating sports & youth projects across London

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        Claire Bradbury

        Co-Founder & Trustee Secretary

        Sustainability & Wellbeing Specialist Lawyer, Fitness Coach

        Experience includes senior research

        & project management 

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          Kath Qualtrough

          Trustee Treasurer

          Award-winning

          development professional & PricewaterhouseCoopers

          trained FCA. 20+ years 

          experience in the sector. 

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            Dr Hayley Mills

            Trustee

            Reader in Exercise Psychology,

            BPS Chartered Psychologist,

            HCPC Registered Psychologist,

            Director Perinatal Physical Activity Research Group,

            Canterbury Christ Church University 

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              Maragret O'Neill

              Trustee

              Senior Consultant

              & Performance Leader

              Supporting organisations in their

              strategic & growth objectives

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                Scientific Advisory Board

                Dr Lou Atkinson

                Lecturer in Psychology

                Member of the Applied Health Research Group, Aston University

                Certified Pre & Postnatal

                exercise instructor

                International Master Trainer & Fitness Presenter

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                Emma Brockwell

                Women's Health Physiotherapist

                Professional advisor for

                Canterbury Christ Church University Perinatal Physical Activity

                Research Group

                Co-authored the first ‘Returning to Running Postnatal Guidelines’

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                Gráinne Donnelly

                Advanced Physiotherapist

                 Team Lead for Pelvic Health

                Physiotherapy Services

                Western Health & Social Care Trust,

                N. Ireland

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                Mr Michael Dooley

                Consultant Gynaecologist

                Fellow of the Royal College of

                Obstetricians & Gynaecologists.

                Medical Director of

                Poundbury Fertility at

                King Edward VII’s Hospital

                 

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                  Dr Kirsty Elliott-Sale

                  Assoc. Professor Female Physiology

                  Postgraduate Research Tutor,  School of Science & Technology,

                  Head of Musculoskeletal Physiology Research Group,

                  SHAPE Research Centre

                  Nottingham Trent University

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                    Jacque Gerrard MBE

                    Midwife

                    Public Health England

                    Physical Activity Champion

                    Mummy’s Star Patron

                    Beyond Bea Patron

                    Iolanthe Midwifery Trust Chair

                    Saying Goodbye Ambassador

                    BJM Editorial Board Member

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                      Dr Amal Hassan

                      Sport & Exercise Medicine Registrar

                      Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health

                      University College Healthcare

                      NHS Trust

                      Co-founder of Umi Health Ltd

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                        Dr Victoria Meah

                        Postdoctoral Fellow

                         Postdoctoral Fellow - Program for Pregnancy & Postpartum Health, University of Alberta, Canada. Certified Exercise Practitioner,

                        ACSM Pregnancy & Postpartum Special Interest Group

                         International Working Group on Maternal Hemodynamics. Certified Pre & Postnatal & Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercise Instructor.

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                          Dr Ellinor Olander

                          Lecturer in Maternal & Child Health

                          Research Group Lead -

                          Public Health, Social Diversity & Inequalities in

                          Maternal & Child Health

                          Centre for Maternal &

                          Child Health Research

                          City, University of London

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                            Sarah Rand

                            Research & Academic Physiotherapist

                            Senior Teaching Fellow

                            Postgraduate Physiotherapy Programme

                            UCL Great Ormond Street

                            Institute of Child Health London. Qualified Pilates &

                            Pre & Post Natal Exercise Trainer.

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                              Dr Claire-Marie Roberts

                              Chartered Psychologist

                               Chartered Scientist,

                              BASES Accredited Sport Scientist. Premier League &

                              Visiting Research Fellow,

                              UEW Bristol.

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                                Dr Dane Vishnubala

                                Consultant Sport & Exercise Medicine

                                Academic Phase 2 Lead

                                MB BS Medicine programme at 

                                Hull York Medical School.

                                Clinical Lead MSc in Sport & Exercise Medicine,

                                University of Leeds.

                                 Member of the

                                CMO Physical Activity communications expert team.

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                                  Prof. Greg Whyte

                                  Sports Scientist & Two Time Olympian

                                  Professor Applied Sport &

                                  Exercise Science

                                  Liverpool John Moore's University.

                                  Director of Performance - Centre for Health & Human Performance

                                  Author - Bump It Up

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                                    Lucy McCrudden

                                    Secretariat

                                    Founder, Dance Mama

                                    Dance Specialist & 

                                    Advocate Ambassador,

                                    Parents in Performing

                                    Arts Campaign

                                    20+ years experience in dance participation & learning leadership

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