Paper people connected

Our people

Read biographies for members of our senior management team, board of trustees, president and vice president.

You are here:

Our people

Published on


We are Epilepsy Society.

We were founded in 1892 by a group of London philanthropists and medical men looking to improve the lives of people with epilepsy.

Epilepsy Society today is just as committed to enhancing the quality of life of people affected by epilepsy by promoting public awareness and education, by undertaking research and by delivering specialist medical care and support services.




Meet our senior team

Meet our senior team including our CEO Clare Pelham and our Medical Director Ley Sander.

Our care worker with a resident and one of our care home in the past

About Epilepsy Society

Our vision is a full life for everyone affected by epilepsy. We want everyone affected by epilepsy to have the best opportunity for a full life – as free from seizures as possible. 

our gender pay gap

From 6 April 2017, any employer in the UK with more than 250 employees is required by law to publish their gender pay gap annually, covering both pay and bonuses. We are committed to equality and inclusion, and we welcome the Government's requirements.

Our researchers

subtitle: Meet the team

Meet the team at Epilepsy Society leading the way in global research. Our team are passionate about translating research findings to improve the lives of people with epilepsy.


We send monthly e-newsletters to keep you informed with tips for managing epilepsy, the latest news, inspirational stories, fundraising opportunities and further information from Epilepsy Society.

Read our privacy policy

It is always your choice as to whether you want to receive information from us. You may opt-out of our marketing communications by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the end of our marketing emails or through our unsubscribe number 01494 601 300.