Our team

We are a small but passionate team. Meet our members of staff.

Katie Noon

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

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Julie Thompson

Information Manager

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Melanie Ford

Support Hub Administrator

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Amy Owst

Communications Officer

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Cherylyn Bowness

Research Administrative Officer

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Leela Dookhurrun

Fundraising Assistant

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Leeona Lam

Social Media Officer

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Helen West

Patient / Public Involvement & Engagement (PPIE) Officer

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Priya Palansuriya

Finance Manager

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Colin the Colon

Chief Inflatable Colon

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Jenny Grimble

Accessibility Officer (Volunteer)

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Experts By Experience Panel

Our Experts By Experience (EBE) Panel is a group of patients or carers affected by a wide variety of digestive diseases. They are an excellent addition to our small but mighty team. We’re proud to say that this panel now assists in deciding which research Guts UK funds, alongside UK medical experts.