Hannah is Mum to Holly, Oscar and Barney. Hannah’s view of Thinking of Oscar is that it represents the chapters of Oscar’s life that he did not get the opportunity to live for himself. Her aspiration for Thinking of Oscar is that ultimately other children’s lives will have been saved as a result of the work of the charity.
David is Co-Founder of Thinking of Oscar and Daddy to Holly, Oscar and Barney. David is a keen cyclist and triathlete and is hoping to compete in a number of events throughout 2017, including his first Half Iron Man triathlon, all raising funds for Thinking of Oscar.
Nicola is an Associate Partner in IBM IX, shaping, selling and delivering transformational Digital programmes. In her spare time she enjoys training and participating in sprint triathlons, running and has recently taken up CrossFit.
Corin heads up all media and PR enquiries for Thinking of Oscar. Corin has over ten years experience in corporate and consumer communications for brands including Jaguar Land Rover, Honda, Burger King and eBay. In her spare time, Corin loves to play with her three young sons and walk the dog.
Dr Damian Roland
Damian is a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Emergency Medicine at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and a clinical advisor to Thinking of Oscar. Dr. Roland is an experienced Paediatric Emergency Medicine clinician who is passionate about the care of ill and injured children.
Dr Iain Hennessey
Iain is a consultant paediatric surgeon and clinical director of innovation at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool and also a clinical advisor to Thinking of Oscar.
Iain graduated with honours from the University of Edinburgh and went on to train in paediatric surgery and urology at the Royal Manchester Children’s, Adelaide and Alder Hey Children’s Hospitals.
As director of innovation, he has built the Alder Hey innovation service into an internationally recognised entity by brokering partnerships with large corporations including BT, Sony, Panasonic and IBM through to local SME’s. In 2014 this was recognised by winning the improving healthcare with technology category at the Health Service Journal awards.
Dr Janet Craze
Janet is a Consultant General Paediatrician at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. She was one of the team looking after Oscar during his illness, and has been involved in discussions about the work of Thinking of Oscar since its inception. She is now a clinical advisor to the charity.
Dr Tessa Davis
Tessa is a Paediatric Emergency Medicine Consultant at the Royal London Hospital. She has 15 years’ experience in treating sick children in the UK and Australia.
In 2015 she won the NSW Minister for Health’s Registrar of the Year Award for her contribution to medical education. Tessa’s non-clinical interests lie in online education and the use of social media for learning. Her website, the internationally highly-regarded www.DontForgetTheBubbles.com (DFTB), is a free open access medical education (FOAM) blog providing online teaching resources for health professionals working in paediatrics.