Billie BrownHead of Community and Social Media
Cristian is an experienced startup founder, charity trustee and CEO, and is responsible for our overall strategy and day-to-day operations. He brings us a wealth of experience in social entrepreneurship, systems change, fundraising, communications, institutional partnerships, open collaboration and charity governance.
Billie is responsible for liaising and working with our community and for managing our social media channels. She is well travelled and has a wonderfully creative and diverse background that includes social media, community engagement, marketing, entrepreneurship and modelling.
Dr Francis MussaiBirmingham Children’s Hospital
Dr Anindita RoyUniversity of Oxford Department of Paediatrics
Ashley, Azaylia’s daddy, focusses on creating and taking part in physical challenges as a way to combat grief while raising awareness and funding for childhood cancer and the foundation. He also leverages his personal work with brands, reality TV and sports to create financial and visibility benefits for the foundation. A natural motivational speaker, his personal journey has moved and inspired millions of people worldwide.
Safiyya, Azaylia’s mummy, is a bestselling author who focusses on supporting the foundation with awareness raising and fundraising through her personal collab work with brands, and social media influencer relationships. Her empathic approach to managing grief has been an inspiration to many people worldwide and her Sit Down With Safiyya Instagram series is a community favourite.
Frank is a Consultant in Paediatric Oncology at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham. Through his clinical and laboratory work he is focussed on bringing new therapies to the clinic rapidly and improving the outcomes for children with cancer.
Andi is an Associate Professor of Paediatric Haematology at the University of Oxford and a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellow. Her main research interest is understanding the origins and biology of childhood leukaemia, in order to inform early diagnosis and develop new, personalised treatments for children.
Georgina YatesCommunity Ambassador
Blake O'DonnellCommunity Ambassador
Georgina is a skilled copywriter and empathic communicator who volunteers her time to support the foundation in the fight against childhood cancer. As a community ambassador, she liaises with the community, working closely with Blake to support foundation initiatives.
Blake is an amazing digital artist who contributes to foundation initiatives with his passion and creativity. As a community ambassador, he works closely with Georgina and the community to support the fight against childhood cancer through a range of initiatives