Below is a list of our central office team.  To view the CMACE staff based within our regional, affiliated and sub-contacted offices please see Regional and Affiliated Offices and go to the 'Contact' page of your local office. 

  • The Baroness Cumberlege CBE DL


  • Professor Jimmy Walker

Chief Executive

  • Richard Congdon

Medical Team

  • Dr Imogen Stephens
    Clinical Director
  • Dr Jon Dorling
    Clinical Lead (Neonatology)
  • Dr Gwyneth Lewis
    Clinical Director (Maternal Death Enquiry)
  • Mr Tim Draycott
    Clinical Lead (Obstetrics)
  • Dr Gale Pearson
    Clinical Lead (Child Health)

Research & Development Team

  • Shona Golightly
    Director of Research and Development
  • Rachael Davey
    Projects and Research Assistant
  • Dr Kate Fitzsimons
    Senior Research Fellow
  • James Hammond
    Database Development and IT Officer
  • Rosie Houston
    Research Fellow (Child Health)
  • Iman Mortagy
    Research Fellow
  • Dharmishta Parmar
    Data Manager
  • Anna Springett
    Senior Data Analyst
  • Amy Sullivan

Central Office Support

  • Laura Heys
    Head of Resources
  • Carolyn Cottrell
    Management Accountant
  • Mary Humphreys
    Office Manager
  • Nora Namakula
    Senior Finance Assistant
  • Maureen Wilson
    Committee Administrator

Programmes & Midwifery Team - Central Office

  • Alison Miller
    Programme Director and Midwifery Lead
  • Clara Haken
    Project Midwife Learning and Dissemination
  • Stewart McLurg
    Conference Organiser
  • Shola Sanyaolu
    Programmes and Events Administrator

Latest News

CMACE releases it's report Maternal obesity in the UK: findings from a national project.

This report has revealed for the first time the prevalence of severe maternal obesity in the UK, details the complications and consequences of obesity in pregnancy, and outlines the implications for the care of obese pregnant women. [07/12/2010]

Saving Mothers’ Lives Conferences March 2011

Now open for bookings - Early Bird rate available until 31st December 2010. [30/11/2010]

CMACE publishes briefing on genital tract sepsis from 'Saving Mothers' Lives 2006-2008

Emergent Theme Briefing #1: Genital Tract Sepsis, September 2010 [05/10/2010]

CMACE Resources: Forms and Tools