Colin is the Chair of the group and a neurosurgeon. He has been involved with Headway for many years and has, as is evident by his role, a great deal of knowledge and professional expertise regarding the treatment of those with brain damage.
Julie is the Vice Chair to the group and herself a survivor of a brain injury, following a road traffic accident in 1988. Julie has been involved with Headway for many years and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Headway, in December 2004, during Headways Silver Jubilee year. The award was in recognition of her achievements and committment to Headway North London. Click here to read Julie's story.
Jill is secretary to Headway North London. She is a solicitor and deals with claims involving injuries of the utmost severity. She is partner and head of the brain and spinal injury units within the personal injury department of Field Fisher LLP. Jill was nominated pro bono lawyer of the year and is currently campaigning for victims of terrorism.
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Jackie is a brain injury survivor and has worked with the group since 1994. On 25th November 1990 she was a passenger in a vehicle involved in an RTA and suffered a severe brain injury and other serious orthopaedic injuries. She was in a coma for 3 weeks. Jackie is alway keen to encourage others with similar problems to encounter new experiences and not to feel isolated. Headway has helped her to build friendships and to socialise with others. Before the accident Jackie had trained as a nanny in Canada and was about to embark on a career as a dental nurse.
Paul suffered a head injury in a road traffic accident at the turn of the century and has been a member of Headway for just three years. He studied Graphic Design but somehow ended up as a horticulturist running a garden centre?! After his accident he returned to design, overseeing the planning of large format retail spaces.
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