Our Patrons

Prof. Anita McDonald OBE

Prof. Anita McDonald OBE

Prof. Anita McDonald OBE

Prof. Anita McDonald OBE

Professor Anita MacDonald OBE, is Consultant Dietitian in Inherited Metabolic Disorders at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, and an Honorary Professor in Dietetics at Plymouth University.

For over 40 years her tireless work has transformed the lives of thousands of young people, she received her OBE from HRH The Prince of Wales in 2016.

Anne Daley

Anne Daly

Prof. Anita McDonald OBE

Prof. Anita McDonald OBE

Anne is a Metabolic Dietitian at Birmingham Children's Hospital and a valued new Patron of the Trust. She's supported the Trust at many events and we're delighted to have her onboard.

Jo Gray

Joe Gray

Prof. Anita McDonald OBE

Joe Gray

Joe is a professional Rugby player for Harlequins and has played over 150 Premiership games. Joe is an up-and-coming star in the rugby world and has been incredibly supportive of the Trust whilst it was being established. Joe is described by Harlequins as "one of the brightest young prospects in the country." 

We are immensely proud that Anita, Anne and Joe are our Patrons!