OMS Team

Linda Bloom

MA (Psychology)
Linda Bloom is the Chair of Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis (OMS) and a psychologist specializing in counselling and hypnotherapy.

Gary McMahon

Chief Executive Officer
Gary has extensive management experience skills developed over a 35-year career and across a number of industries.

Joe Murray

Born in Scotland, Joe was brought up in Melbourne, Australia, where he works in advertising and marketing.

Marc Sugarman

Marc is a qualified Chartered Accountant who spent most of his career in investment banking.

Tony Bloom

Tony is Chairman of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and is also a property and private equity investor.

Caroline Clarke

Caroline Clarke is the Chief Executive of the Royal Free London NHS Trust.

Kaur Kooner

Executive Assistant to Gary McMahon
Kaur is the Executive Assistant to Gary McMahon, Chief Executive Officer of Overcoming MS.

Dr Jonathan White

Medical Advisor & Event Facilitator
Dr Jonathan White is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and was diagnosed with MS in 2015.

Karen Hart

Events & Facilities Manager
Karen Hart is a Manager in the Events and Facilities team and has been involved in the charity since it was founded.

Alex Twersky

Global Marketing & Communications Manager
Alex is a senior-level marketing and branding professional with more than two decades of international experience.

Paul Lawrence

Head of Fundraising
Paul has been working in the charity sector for over 21 years, mainly in the voluntary youth sector.

Jane Bambridge

Data Officer
Jane is Data Officer at Overcoming MS, having joined the team in November 2017.

Louise Church

Office Administrator
LouiseĀ is the Office Administrator, whose career in this sector spans over 19 years.

Lucy Noble

Digital Content Manager
Lucy joined the OMS team in October 2018 as Digital Content Manager for the OMS website and social media channels.

Sophie McConnell

Digital Content Assistant
Sophie joined the OMS team in March 2019 as Digital Content Assistant for the OMS website and social media channels.

Rachel Turner

PR Manager
Rachel is a communications professional who appreciates the power of well-written, easy to understand information which is accessible for all.