Ambassadors

Alex Shammas
Alex Shammas
Geeta Nanda
Geeta Nanda
Mark Everard
Mark Everard

Alex is a management consultant at PwC and got involved with World Child Cancer through a charity support scheme called BeyondMe. Alex has seen the impact that a child having cancer can have on a family first hand and was extremely excited to support World Child Cancer from the minute he met their fundraising team. Alex has supported World Child Cancer with their fundraising strategy, as well as taking part in various challenge activities for the charity including the Amsterdam and Berlin Marathon.

Geeta is Chief Executive of Metropolitan and a proud Ambassador of World Child Cancer. In 2017, Geeta raised over £100,00 with fellow Ambassador Mark Everard engaging new supporters from across the housing sector. The money raised helped fund the new ‘We Care’ Family Support Home in Cameroon and Geeta attended the opening ceremony. In 2018, Geeta will be embarking on an epic challenge to climb northern Africa’s tallest peak – Jebel Toubkal. You can follow and support Geeta's fundraising efforts here and find out more about her 2018 appeal with Mark here!

 

Mark is Executive Director of Property at Metropolitan and a proud Ambassador of World Child Cancer. In 2017, Mark raised over £100,00 with fellow Ambassador Geeta Nanda engaging new supporters from across the housing sector. The money raised helped fund the new ‘We Care’ Family Support Home in Cameroon. In 2018, Mark will be embarking on an epic challenge to climb northern Africa’s tallest peak – Jebel Toubkal. You can follow and support Mark's fundraising efforts here and find out more about his 2018 appeal with Geeta here!

Sara Bailey
Sara Bailey
Yolanda Brown
Yolanda Brown

Sara Bailey is the Managing Partner and Head of Real Estate at international law firm, Trowers & Hamlins. She is a supporter of World Child Cancer having seen close to home the difference that quick treatment and proper support can make. Sara is looking forward to both organising and taking part in a number of fundraising events to raise the profile of the charity and raise vital funds.

Yolanda Brown is a double MOBO Award winning saxophonist and the premier female saxophonist in the UK. With her debut album, “April Showers May Flowers”, peaking at No.1 on the iTunes and Amazon Jazz charts, Yolanda has also toured with The Temptations, Diana Krall, Courtney Pine and Billy Ocean and collaborated with artists such as Mica Paris, Julian Marley and as part of Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra. Alongside side her extraordinary musical talents, Yolanda is also a keen foodie and can complete a Rubik’s cube in under five minutes!

Yolanda first connected with World Child Cancer when invited to play at the charity’s Gala Dinner at the Underglobe. Once hearing about the work carried out by World Child Cancer to support the 300,000 children that develop cancer each year, Yolanda was keen to further lend her support.