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Meet the team

Our small staff team is made up of dedicated staff, working with and complementing our UK wide volunteer network.

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Emma Cox, CEO

Emma C joined Endometriosis UK in February 2016.

Emma’s background is as strategic change management specialist with over 20 years’ experience gained working in volunteering, membership organisations including Diabetes UK, NUS and the Chartered Quality Institute.

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Lois Morehen, Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive

Lois joined Endometriosis UK in March 2022 as Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive.

She is an experienced Business Manager and Executive Assistant with 20+ years in the corporate, and more recently charity sectors. Lois has volunteered in the non-profit sector for many years and is passionate about making a positive difference.

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Emma Tegala, Head of Resources

Emma T has been involved with Endometriosis UK since 2009, and joined the staff team in 2011.

After graduating from Nottingham Trent University, she worked in teaching, education and training, before moving into the charity sector via a role in the volunteering department at St John Ambulance. Emma is committed to developments in women’s health and is passionate about empowering women with endometriosis through Endometriosis UK’s range of support services.

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Rozie Corbett, Head of Income Development

Having volunteered in our Support Network since February 2019, Rozie joined the staff team in November 2020.

Rozie has worked for several charities in roles focussed on income generation as well as fundraising project management and strategic planning. Her staff role has given Rozie the opportunity to combine her professional fundraising background with a personal commitment to support those with endometriosis.

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Ailish Toal, Administration Officer

Ailish joined the Endometriosis UK team in July 2021. She has a background in administration and experience working in the charity sector.

With an MA in Gender Studies. Ailish is passionate about issues of equality, which brought her to Endometriosis UK.

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Heidi Yule, Fundraising Manager

Heidi joined the Endometriosis UK team in June 2016 and has experience working in the creative and business sectors.

Heidi also has an MA in Arts Administration and Cultural Policy from Goldsmiths University. Heidi’s passion for equality issues attracted her to working for endometriosis UK.

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Shuhana Zareen, Administration Officer

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Faye Farthing, Communications and Campaigns Manager

Faye joined Endometriosis UK in January 2019 as the Communications & Campaigns Manager.

Faye is passionate about making a positive difference through lobbying, and looks forward to getting endometriosis at the forefront of the media & political agenda.

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Emma Ernesto, Volunteer Coordinator

Emma joined Endometriosis UK in September 2020. She has a background in volunteer management and experience working in the charity sector. With a degree in Events Management, she has previously worked in Community Fundraising and Events. There she developed her love of supporting volunteers and never looked back. Emma is committed to raising awareness of Endometriosis and excited to support our volunteers to do so.

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Claire Kelleher, Support Network Manager

Claire joined Endometriosis UK in May 2021 as maternity cover for the Support Network Manager, Emma Tegala. With over 12 years’ experience of leading frontline services, she has developed health information services, ran support and advocacy helplines, and coordinated volunteer management programmes in the health charity sector.

Claire is dedicated to tackling health inequalities and barriers to accessing specialist treatment and care. Through maintaining and developing Endometriosis UK’s supportive services she aims to provide high quality help and support for everyone within the endometriosis community.

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Lynne O'Brien, Support Network Officer

Lynne joined Endometriosis UK in November 2017. Her background is in genetics and molecular biology. She has worked as a research scientist and as a data manager on a large cancer & research study. More recently she has been involved with a number of voluntary and community projects where she lives.

Lynne enjoys volunteering and working with volunteers and this is what brought her to Endometriosis UK.

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Rebecca Taylor, Policy Manager

Rebecca joined Endometriosis UK in March 2021 as Policy Manager. Rebecca’s professional background is in health policy and she has held roles in a variety of health sector organisations including a cancer charity, the NHS, the pharmaceutical industry, and a health professional body. Rebecca holds a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) and is passionate about improving healthcare services through influencing policy change.