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

We are currently looking to recruit two new trustees with board level experience in Human Resources and also policymaking within government and/or the NHS/primary care. Click here for more information and to get in touch.

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Board of Trustees

KRISTA POUND - CHAIR

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 - TREASURER 

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 DEMBITZ

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 PERRIS

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 AHERNE

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

 

SIMON BERNEY-EDWARDS

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 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 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.

 

TWINS TRUST PRESIDENT & HONORARY CONSULTANT FOR HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE
JUDI LINNEY MBE  MSc Dip HEd HV 

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.

Shauna Leven – CEO 
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. 

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.