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OMS Team

Stephen Richards

Interim CEO
Stephen joined Overcoming MS in April 2022. He has worked across the NHS and Voluntary sectors for virtually all his working life. He has both General and Mental Nurse qualifications and managed a hospital-based specialist palliative care service in Newham, London.

Stephen worked at Macmillan Cancer Support for 18 years and was a Regional Director, Director of England, and Director of Professional En...

Sarah Parker

Sarah Parker

Executive Assistant to CEO & Chair of the Board
Sarah joined OMS in April 2022 as Executive Assistant to CEO and Chair of the Board. Sarah has extensive administration experience from a variety of backgrounds and also has charity experience as a volunteer.

Sian Southward

Sian Southward

Head of Programmes (part-time)
Sian joined OMS in 2021 as Head of Programmes, focusing on implementing the new OMS business strategy and project management best practice. Her experience spans over 16 years in the charity sector.

Liz Waters

Liz Waters

Community Engagement Programme Manager
Liz has joined OMS as the Community Engagement Programme Manager. She has worked in the charity sector for over 20 years, predominantly in health-focused charities with people who have long-term conditions.

Jake Connor

Jake Connor

Community Engagement Administrator
Jake joined OMS in March 2022 as a Community Engagement Administrator, working with and supporting our Ambassadors to help grow our support networks Circles. Jake has previous volunteering and fundraising experience.

Eve Robinson

Eve Robinson

Head of Fundraising
Eve joined the OMS team in September 2020 as of Head of Fundraising. She brings extensive fundraising experience from working within the charity sector since 2004.

Vicky Mason

Vicky Mason

Head of Digital (part-time)
Vicky joined OMS in 2021 as Head of Digital. She brings 20 years’ experience in marketing across a range of sectors, with a specialism in CRM and Digital Marketing.

Clare Norton

Clare Norton

Digital Content Manager
Clare joined OMS in May 2022 as the Digital Content Manager. She has a background in marketing and communications. Clare also has charity experience as a volunteer.

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Regina Beach

Podcast Content Manager (part-time)
Regina joined Overcoming MS in October 2021 as the Trusts and Community Fundraising Manager and now supports with the podcast. She has 10 years’ experience in communications and project management, and lives with MS.

Jane Bambridge

Jane Bambridge

Data Analyst (part-time)
Jane joined the OMS team in November 2017. As the Data Analyst, she is responsible for running the OMS database and delivering data insights.

Nicola Spiers

Nicola Spiers

CRM Administrator (part-time)
Nicola joined the OMS team in May 2022. With over 20 years administration experience, she supports the digital team with CRM administration tasks.

Henry Pohl

Henry Pohl

Head of Finance (part-time)
Henry works as OMS's Finance Manager. He supports the organisation to ensure that funds are spent wisely.

Louise Church

Louise Church

Team Administrator (part-time)
Louise is the Team Administrator at OMS having joined in April 2019. She supports the smooth running of the organisation.

Dr Jonathan White

Medical Advisor & Event Facilitator
MBChB, MRCOG
Dr Jonathan White supports OMS as a Medical Advisor and Event Facilitator. He is an Obstetrician and Gynecologist and was diagnosed with MS in 2015.

Jonathan lives on the North Coast of Northern Ireland, is married to Jenny and father to Angus and Struan. He went to University of Glasg...