Meningitis Now Trustee Stephen Gazard

In 2014 Stephen’s daughter, Ella, suffered Meningitis B, before being one of the fortunate few who made a full recovery

Stephen Gazard

Trustee

Stephen is Meningitis Now's Vice-Chair of Trustees. An entrepreneur by background, Stephen has been primarily involved in the financial services arena.

A financial planner by qualification and business owner by background he has since gone on to hold numerous senior management positions in both AIM listed and FTSE environments delivering cultural and corporate restructures.

In 2014 Stephen’s daughter, Ella, suffered Meningitis B, before being one of the fortunate few who made a full recovery.  With a broad background from adviser through operations, risk, mergers/acquisitions and commercial, he is ideally placed to help the charity drive forward in a bold and brave way.

  • Meningitis Now trustee Andrew Fletcher

    Andrew Fletcher

    Trustee

    Andrew is Meningitis Now's Chairman of Trustees. He has spent the majority of his career in public affairs and communications, including a number of senior roles in the charity sector.

  • Meningitis Now Trustee James Sutherland

    James Sutherland

    Trustee

    James Sutherland is a generalist senior manager with a governance specialism.

  • Meningitis Now trustee Sam Blackie

    Samantha Blackie

    Trustee

    Sam Blackie is an experienced Human Resources Director, with a specific focus on developing and implementing the strategic people agenda, leading complex change and working with a broad range of stakeholders.

  • Meningitis Now trustee Rod Adlington

    Rod Adlington

    Trustee

    The Adlington family lost their son Barney to meningitis in 2005 and have fundraised since, mainly through "Barney's Bash", a series of farm-based, one night mini festivals.