Meet our volunteers

Our volunteers give their time, experience and expertise to help us promote lung health and support people living with lung conditions. Without their support, we simply would not be able to do what we do. You can learn more about some of them here.

Find out more about our volunteer roles or register your interest.

Becoming a volunteer

Meet some of our volunteers


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Alan Timothy
Bronchiectasis PAG member

Country of Residence: England


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André Filipe dos Santos Silva
Translator

Language: Portuguese

Location: Porto, Portugal


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Andrew Sceats
Bronchiectasis e-PAG member

Location: UK


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Andriana Papaioannou
Translator

Location: Greece


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Anna Konishcheva
Translator

Location: Russia


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Armando Ruiz
Patient Advisory Committee member

Location: Barcelona, Spain


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Askin Gülsen
Volunteer translator and PAG member (various)

Location: Lübeck, Germany


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Barbara Crossley
Bronchiectasis PAG Member

Location: UK


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Betty Frankemölle
SHARP and EPAP PAG member

Location: The Netherlands


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Catia Cilloniz
Translator

Country of Residence: Barcelona, Spain


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César Picado
Translator

Language: Spanish

Location: Barcelona, Spain


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Cheryl van de Wetering
Translator

Country of Residence: Vienna, Austria


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Christoph Stolpe, MD
Translator

Location: Germany


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Cintia de Araujo
Translator

Language: Portuguese (Brazilian)

Location: Porto Alegre, Brazil


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Cristina Jácome
Translator

Country of residence: Portugal


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Cristina Quecchia
Translator

Language: Italian

Location: Brescia, Italy


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Eleftherios Zervas
Translator

Language: Greek

Location: Athens, Greece


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Foteini Chatzivasiloglou
Translator

Language: Greek

Location: Piraeus, Greece


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Inmaculada del Rio Bocio
Bronchiectasis e-PAG member

Location: Reus, Tarragona (Spain)


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Ipek Candemir
Translator

Location: Ankara, Turkey


Irene Torres Sánchez - profile image
Irene Torres Sánchez
Translator

Language: Spanish

Location: Spain


Isabelle Vachier - profile image
Isabelle Vachier
Translator

Language: French

Location: Montpellier, France


Isabel Saraiva - profile image
Isabel Saraiva
Previous ELF Council Chair and COPD PAG member

Location: Portugal


Jill Fairweather - profile image
Jill Fairweather
Aspergillosis PAG member

Location: UK


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John Solheim
Pulmonary Fibrosis PAG member

Location: Norway


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Kada Bentata
Translator

Language: French

Location: Mostaganem, Algeria


Kenneth Escobar Perez - profile image
Kenneth Escobar Perez
Translator

Language: Spanish

Location: Guatemala


Laura Núñez Naveira - profile image
Laura Núñez Naveira
Translator

Language: Spanish

Location: Spain


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Liam Galvin
Patient Advisory Committee member

Location: Ireland


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Lizza Hendriks
Translator

Country of Residence: Netherlands


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Luca Bertolaccini
Translator

Language: Italian

Location: Milan, Italy


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Lucia Cestelli
Translator

Location: Italy


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Markus Unnewehr
Translator

Language: German

Location: Hamm, Germany


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Matt Cullen
EPAP PAG member

Location: Dublin, Ireland


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Michele Ceruti
Translator

Language: Italian

Location: Cavalese, Italy


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Muna Dahabreh
Translator

Location: London, UK


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Natalia Maeva
COVID-19 PAG member

Country of Residence: Sofia, Bulgaria


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Nikolay Yanev
Translator

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria


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Nuno Cortesão
Translator

Language: Portuguese

Location: Porto, Portugal


Oksana Kulish - profile image
Oksana Kulish
EPAP PAG member

Location: Ukraine


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Paula Almeida
Translator

Language: Portuguese

Location: Nottingham, UK


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Phil Collis
COPD PAG member and CICERO working group member

Location: UK


Riccardo Guarise - profile image
Riccardo Guarise
Translator

Country of Residence - Italy


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Ron Flewett
Pulmonary Fibrosis PAG and COVID-19 PAG Member

Location: UK


Rustem Shaymuratov - profile image
Rustem Shaymuratov
Translator

Country of Residence – Russia


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Sandra Gori
Bronchiectasis PAG member and Covid-19 PAG member

Country of Residence: Italy


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Sara Cuevas Ocaña
Translator

Language: Spanish

Location: Nottingham, UK


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Sara Manti
Translator

Country of Residence: Sicily, Italy


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Shane Fitch
Patient Advisory Committee member

Location: Portugal


Stamatoula Tsikrika - profile image
Stamatoula Tsikrika
Translator

Location: Athens, Greece


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Tanja Hedberg
Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia PAG member

Location: Sweden


Tessa Jelen - profile image
Tessa Jelen
COPD PAG & EPAP PAG member

Location: UK


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Tonya Winders
COVID-19 PAG member

Country of Residence: USA


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Tove Berg
Bronchiectasis PAG member

Country: Norway


Vitalii Poberezhets - profile image
Vitalii Poberezhets
Translator

Country of Residence: Ukraine


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Zena Powell
Bronchiectasis Task Force Member

Location: UK


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