We have a group volunteer trustees who oversee the strategic direction of the charity. You can contact them directly via [email protected] 

Board of Trustees


Krista spent her career as an accountant working for an international accountancy firm. She is a mother of twin boys and was previously the treasurer on the Board of Trustees. She became Chair in November 2016.



Duncan Moffett joined as Treasurer in November 2016 and is an experienced chartered accountant. He is the father of Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) surviving twin boys. 



Heather works as a Chief Operating Officer in a global Investment Bank and has a background in Finance and Banking. Heather is a mother of twins and joined the Board of Trustees in January 2017.



Sarah spent her corporate career in the automotive industry before setting up her own strategic communications and training business in 2006.  She is a mother of adult twin girls and has been a Twinline listener for more than 15 years.  She became a Trustee in October 2017.



Charlotte joined us in November 2018 and is a legal director at a global investment bank. Charlotte is a mother of young twins.



Simon is the Chief Executive Officer of the Expert Witness Institute and has ten years’ experience in leadership roles in Membership bodies. He joined the Board in 2018 as the trustee lead for Digital Transformation. He is father to twins achieved through Surrogacy



Surabhi Nanda
Surabhi is a Consultant in Maternal Fetal Medicine affiliated to two busy tertiary fetal medicine units in London, and has a special interest in multiple pregnancy. She leads a specialist multidisciplinary multiple pregnancy service in her unit. She is a Fetal Medicine representative of the British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society. She joined the Board of Trustees in 2019.



Rebecca Butler
Rebecca is an experienced Fundraising & Marketing Consultant having held Director roles within the travel industry, NHS and Not For Profit Sector, including The Royal Marsden, The Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensioners, Expedia and British Airways. She is also a volunteer Brownie Guide leader and a Mum of two.  Rebecca became a trustee in November 2019.



Judi came from South Africa to England and then trained as a nurse, midwife and health visitor and Director of Public Health. 

She has more than 30 years of extensive experience in providing strategic leadership across NHS, Local Authorities, and Voluntary & Community Groups and working with the media. After giving birth to twin daughters, Judi and her husband Howard recognised the need for information and advice for families of multiples.

In 1978, she was a founder member of the Twins Club Association – which developed into Tamba and became Twins Trust in 2019. 

Judi has written various articles and a book for professionals on managing Multiple Births, and has given presentations nationally and internationally on multiple births.

Judi received an MBE at the Queen’s Birthday Honours ceremony, for services to healthcare, for her work in the NHS as a Director of public health, for Founding and being the President of Tamba and for developing community relations. Judi is currently an Independent Consultant and Coach and offers advice to community groups.

Twins Trust Staff
We have a committed staff team, many of whom have direct experience of raising multiples. Most of us work flexibly and part time hours. Here are the senior managers.

Shauna Leven – CEO (Monday - Friday)
Shauna has worked in senior management roles in the charity sector for more than ten years. She is also a human rights lawyer, a successful campaigner and strategist, but her most important role is mum to boy/girl twins. 

Nikki Roberts – Head of Communications (Monday - Thursday)
Nikki is a former communications manager for a large pharmaceutical company.  She is responsible for all external and internal communications including our website, members’ magazine, e-newsletters, media engagement, website and social media.

Emma Collins – Head of Membership (Monday - Thursday)
Emma has spent more than ten years volunteering and working for various childbirth charities. She is responsible for managing all of the membership processes, including joining, renewing and gift aid.

Nicky Deans – Head of Finance and Operations (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)
Nicky has worked for Twins Trust for more than 10 years, having previously worked at PwC. As well as overseeing the financial management of the charity, she is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of our day to day operations, including office administration, HR, IT and governance.


Rachelle Barnett - Head of Fundraising (Full-time)
Rachelle has spent her career working in public sector communications, stakeholder engagement and fundraising, including in several local government bodies and charities. She is responsible for all of Twins Trust’s fundraising activities. Rachelle and the Fundraising Team would love to hear from anyone who is interested in raising funds to support our research, care and support of families with multiples on [email protected].

Helen Peck - Scottish coordinator (working days Monday-Thursday 9am – 4.30pm)
Helen has worked for Twin Trust for more than 12 years and oversees all of our work in Scotland. Helen engages with national agencies and research centres to ensure good practice is incorporated into clinical practice and manages a dedicated team of volunteers who deliver practical preparing for parenthood sessions and Antenatal sessions throughout Scotland.   Helen is an experienced parenting facilitator and mother of teenage twin girls.

Kelly McDonald - Northern Ireland coordinator (working days Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) 
Kelly works to oversee our activities in Northern Ireland. She manages our Health Visitor project in Southern HSCT and works with maternity units across NI to provide Twins Trust resources to expectant parents.  Kelly organises and delivers our courses and also contributes to twins information evenings at antenatal classes in Antrim, Royal Jubilee, Ulster, Daisy Hill, Craigavon and Altnagelvin.
Kelly has worked in the voluntary sector in NI for more than 10 years and is a mum of primary school-age twins.