Meet the team
Our small staff team is made up of dedicated staff, working with and complementing our UK wide volunteer network.
Emma Cox - Chief Executive Officer
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.
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 people with Endometriosis.
Heidi Yule - Fundraising Manager
Heidi joined the Endometriosis UK team as our Fundraising Officer in June 2016 and has experience working in the creative and business sectors.
Heidi also has an MA in Arts Administration and Cultural Policy. Heidi’s passion for women’s issues and equality attracted her to working for endometriosis UK.
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.
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.
Shuhana Zareen - Administration Officer
Shuhana graduated from Queen Mary University of London with a BSc in Psychology, supporting the work at Mind as a volunteer before joining the team at Endometriosis UK in June 2019.
Shuhana is dedicated to helping us with our mission to raise awareness and understanding of endometriosis by working closely with our fundraisers.
Emma Ernesto - Volunteer Co-ordinator
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.
Jack Gillis - Support Network Manager (Maternity Cover)
Jack is currently providing maternity cover for Emma T. This is a role he did previously for former Support Network Manager Louise Peim in 2008. Jack has a background in volunteer and service management, having managed the Carers UK Adviceline and peer support service from 2013 – 2018, and working as helpline coordinator at Alzheimer’s Society from 2007 – 2013. Alongside his role at Endometriosis UK, Jack is a part time Advice Worker at Gingerbread, the single parents charity. He is very excited to be able to come back to the role and to again work with such a passionate and dedicated group of volunteers.
Emma Tegala - Support Network Manager (Currently on maternity leave)
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.