I am a passionate Patient Engagement Advocate , Keynote speaker, Event Chair and Panelist encouraging honest dialogue between patients , HCP's and Pharma in a manner and language all parties will understand .
My Keynote speaking and engagements as a panellist include : Wired Health 2017 ( March 2017), Founders Forum Health Tech, (June 2017) , Financial Times Live Health Summit Europe ( June 2017) , MindshareHuddle (Nov 2017 ), Digitial Health World Congress ( Nov 2017 ), Medtronic European Holiday event in Morges , Switzerland , British Neuroscience Association Winter Symposium , ( Dec 2017) ,Virtual Futures Salon (Feb 2018 ) , CogX Festival of Ai, Founders Forum Healthtech (June 2018 ), 2nd Speech and Swallowing School for Parkinson's (July 2018)
I am a patient ambassador for Deep Brain Stimulation surgery for Medtronic for the UK
Over the last few years I have had some high profile media coverage courtesy of Parkinson's UK where I have been given the opportunity to share my experiences about living and working with Parkinson's Disease since I was 7 years old and taking over 220,000 units of medication . I have been interviewed on ITV Daybreak , BBC NWT x 3 , BBC Radio 4 Saturday Live , BBC Five Live x 3 , Newstalk (Ireland ), BBC World Service x2 , Sky News , The Independent and The Mirror.
I was an accredited EP's football photographer at the London 2012 Olympics for ESPN Soccernet.
I have had several articles published on my experiences with Parkinson's Disease most notably in the Huffington Post , Parkinson's Europe and Primary Care Today. I also wrote a series of articles for Parkinson's UK in their Quarterly Journal. I have recently been accepted as an official contributor to The Mighty.com who are going to feature my story ( they have over 150 million readers ) and featured on BuzzFeed and Parkinson's Life . I am due to speak at the British Neuroscience Association