Who we are 



Professor David Southall  OBE (for humanitarian aid for children in Bosnia & Herzegovina) MD, MRCP, MBBS, FRCPCH

Honorary Medical Director


Dr Rhona MacDonald  MBChB, MPH, MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG

Honorary Executive Director and Chair of Trustees (Convenor)


Dr Brigid Hayden  MB Ch B, FRCOG, PGCTLCC



Dr Madho Jingree  MBChB, FFARCSI



Wendy Martin  RN, RM, ADM, BMedSci, LLM, MSc


Dr Máire Casement  FRCOG


Special Advisors


Dr Diane Watson  MBBCh, FRCA

Special Advisor in Obstetric Anaesthesia and Medical Ethics


Anna Donnelly  LLB

Legal Advisor

In-country Staff


Jeremiah Akoi  BBA MBA

Finance Manager, MCAI Liberia


Amos Davis  BSc

Programme Manager, MCAI Liberia


Austine Menlor  BBA AA

Logistician, Grand Gedeh County, MCAI Liberia

Quyan Forkpah Harris BA Sociology, Minor, Social work; Certificate in Financial Management for non-governmental organizations; Certificate Seed Enterprise Management and Logistics

Administrator to the task-sharing programmes, MCAI Liberia

Adeyemo A Kola  RN, OND, HND.Natural science

Lead Trainer in Advanced Neonatal Hospital Care

UK Staff and Volunteers


Dr Alison Earley  (MBBS FRCP FRCPCH DTM&H)

MCAI Trainer in advanced neonatal care


Professor Neil McIntosh

MCAI Trainer in advanced neonatal care


David Edgar  BSc (Hons)

Honorary Web Consultant

Joanne Baker
MCAI Finance Manager

Steve Schnabel  BSc, FCMA (ret’d)

Finance Administrator

Ciaran McHugh BSc. (Hons), RGN, NQEMT
Honorary Clinical Data Analyst


Dr Mesfin G Zbelo


Dr Meena Nathan Cherian



Baroness Golding



Dr John Bridson  MB, BS, MRCP, FRCPCH

Honorary Patron


Sylvia Lady Limerick  CBE, MA, FRCP (Hon), FRCPCH (Hon)

former Patron