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Our Trustees

Meet our Board of dedicated Trustees

Our esteemed board of trustees comprises renowned professionals who are experts in the field of Endometriosis. Each member generously contributes their valuable time and expertise to ensure the success and impact of our charity. With their vast knowledge and experience, they provide strategic guidance, leadership, and governance to steer our charity towards its goals. Their dedication and commitment are instrumental in shaping our initiatives, fostering collaboration, and driving positive change for individuals affected by Endometriosis. The collective wisdom and diverse perspectives of our board ensure that our charity remains at the forefront of advancing knowledge, improving treatments, and ultimately enhancing the lives of those affected by Endometriosis.


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Mr Alfred Cutner


Mr Alfred Cutner is a renowned expert in severe Endometriosis, Minimal Access Surgery, Fibroids, Urogynaecology, Bladder Disorders and Adolescent Gynaecology. Mr Cutner is the past president of The British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE) and past Chair of The British Society of Urogynaecology (BSUG).

Dr Vidya Seshadri

Trustee & Advisor

Dr Srividya Seshadri is a Consultant gynaecologist and sub specialist in reproductive medicine at ARIA fertility clinic. Dr Seshadri is a Hon associate professor at UCL and Executive committee member BFS. 

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Dr Joseph Davis

Trustee & Advisor

Dr. Joseph Davis is a Reproductive Endocrinologist and Fertility Specialist. Dr Davis served in the World Health Organisation (WHO) guideline committee development group and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine Ethics committee for over 5 years.

Mrs Heidi Salter


Mrs Heidi Salter works as an in-house Legal Counsel with over 18 years of experience. Heidi sits on the Menopause Committee and the Wellbeing Committee within her organisation. Heidi works closely with Carla Cressy, CEO and founder of The Endometriosis Foundation – for which Heidi is a Trustee on the Board. Heidi is also a Trustee on the Board for WAITs – a charity for women fleeing domestic abuse. 

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Mr Oliver O'Donovan

Trustee & Advisor

Mr Oliver O’Donovan is a consultant gynaecologist experienced in managing all benign gynaecological conditions with specialist expertise in laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery, gynaecological ultrasound and Endometriosis. Mr O'Donovan holds an NHS consultant post at University Hospital Bristol, where he leads the St Michaels Endometriosis Centre. He is also a consultant fertility specialist at The Bristol Centre for Reproductive Medicine (BRCM).

Mr Manish Chand

Trustee & Advisor

Mr Manish Chand is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and global key opinion leader in the field of colorectal surgery, colorectal cancer and advanced Endometriosis. Mr Chand is the clinical academic and surgeon scientist at University College London UCLH and Chief Medical Officer for The AIS Channel with over 1000,000 subscribers. 

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Dr Masahide Kanayama

Trustee & Advisor

Dr Masahide Kanayama is an Obstetrician Gynaecologist with over 30 years of experience. Dr Kanayama founded the New York Endometriosis Centre where he is a leading specialist in Endometriosis, Cervical Cancer, Ovarian Tumour, Fibroids, Pelvic Pain, and Minimal Access Surgery.

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