Rode 800km from Geneva to London in the first leg of Ride for their Lives 2021
Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum is the Head of the climate change and health unit at WHO Headquarters. His training is on the ecology of infectious disease and public health, and he has worked on climate change and health for 20 years.
Senior Information Manager at Evelina London Children's Hospital; London Neonatal Operational Delivery Network
Zeshan Rawn is the Senior Information Manager at Evelina London Children's Hospital & London Neonatal Operational Delivery Network. Zeshan is a veteran Rider, having participated in the original Ride for their Lives in 2021, from London to Glasgow, as a core rider. Zeshan co-organised the five London rides as a part of Ride for their Lives 2022.
Consultant Neonatologist at Evelina Children's Hospital London
Chinthika Piyasena is a consultant neonatologist at the Evelina Children's Hospital London, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust. Chinthika is a veteran Rider, having participated in the original Ride for their Lives in 2021, from London to Glasgow, as a core rider. Chinthika co-organised the five London rides as a part of Ride for their Lives 2022.
Rode 800km, London to Geneva May 2022
Mark is a consultant intensivist at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. He is lead organiser of Ride for their Lives. He rode from London to Glasgow for Ride for their Lives 2021 and this year has ridden from London to Geneva to launch the 2022 campaign. He also advises Climate Acceptance Studios on their work within the Healthcare community.
Fiona Godlee attended Bedales and Marlborough College boarding schools. She qualified as a doctor in 1985 at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, having studied at Trinity College, Cambridge.
She trained as a general physician in London, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. Since 1990 she has written on a broad range of issues for BMJ, including the impact of environmental degradation on health, the future of the World Health Organization, the ethics of academic publication, and the problems of editorial peer review.
Richard Smith is a former Doctor, and worked in hospitals in Scotland and New Zealand before joining the British Medical Journal - where he was Editor-in-Chief from 1991 until 2004. He continues to blog for the BMJ, and to publish regularly. Until 2018, Richard was Chair of the board of trustees of the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, and until 2015 he was Director of the United Health Chronic Disease Initiative - a programme coordinated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, which created 11 centres in low and middle income countries to conduct research and build capacity to counter non-communicable disease. Richard Chairs the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change.
Christine is a primary care paediatrician from France who participated in Ride for their Lives 2021.
Rose is a member of the Great Ormond Street Hospital Young People's Forum and has been a patient at GOSH since birth. Rose participated in Ride for their Lives 2021.
Toby is a patient of the Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital as well as being the Vice-Chair of GOSH's Young People's Forum.
Mat is the Chief Executive of the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. He participated in Ride for their Lives 2021 as part of the core group who cycled the whole way from London to Glasgow.
Camilla is the president of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (2021-), and participated in Ride for their Lives 2021, cycling from London to Glasgow for COP26.
Rode in 3 of the 5 London Rides totalling to 159km.
Vincent Lee is a CAD Manager at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Ewan Wallace is a consultant in paediatric anaesthesia and chronic pain at Glasgow's Royal Hospital for Children.
Nick Martin is the Head of Sustainability and Environmental Management at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. Nick participated in Ride for their Lives 2021
Stefania Vergnano is a Paediatric Specialist Registrar at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. Stefania participated in Ride for their Lives 2021.
Robin Stott is a founder of the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change and Co-Chair of the Climate and Health Council. Robin participated in Ride for their Lives 2021.
Finella Craig has been a Consultant in Paediatric Palliative Medicine at Great Ormond Street Hospital since 2002. Fin participated in Ride for their Lives 2021 as a member of the core group, cycling the whole 800km from London to Glasgow. Fin received the Blue Satchel, containing the Healthy Climate Prescription Letter and the WHO Special Report on Climate Change in London after it had been cycled from Geneva to London for the start of the Ride.
Rode in all 5 London Rides totalling to 269km, April-May 2022.
Rachel Naunton is a Children's Physiotherapist at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Ian Wacogne is a Consultant Paediatrician & Assistant Chief Medical officer for Information Technology at the Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital.
Michael McKean is a Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician and Clinical Director for the Great North Children's Hospital.
Teri Bayliss is the Charity Director for the Newcastle Hospitals Charity.
James Dixon is the Associate Director for Sustainability & Environment at Newcastle Hospitals.
Phil Branford is the Environmental and Sustainability Officer at Sheffield Children's Hospital.
Samantha Drew is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Diabetes team at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Tony Waterstone is a retired Consultant Paediatrician, who primarily worked in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Treasurer of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
Liz is a Consultant Paediatrician in Community Child Health and Neurodisability at Nottingham Children's Hospital (Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust). Liz has been active within the RCPCH as a representative on Advisory Appointment Committees, member of the Paediatricians in Medical Management Committee, and as part of the Invited Reviews Team. She became RCPCH's Treasurer in early 2019.