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Nick Sireau, PhD

Nick Sireau, PhD

Chair

Nick is a serial social entrepreneur with 15+ years experience in medical charities. Most recently, he founded and led a successful consortium developing a treatment for Black Bone Disease, an ultra rare genetic disease affecting his children. Nick is also an OCD patient.

Gayaneh Szenkovits, PhD

Gayaneh Szenkovits, PhD

Vice chair

Gayaneh is a cognitive neuroscientist with 10+ years experience in research and research management.

Vincenzo Garzya, MBA

Vincenzo Garzya, MBA

Trustee

Vincenzo is project director in Global Medical Affairs at AstraZeneca, with 16+ years pharmaceutical experience in patient centricity, business development and neuroscience.

Naomi Fineberg, Consultant Psychiatrist, Visiting Professor

Naomi Fineberg, Consultant Psychiatrist, Visiting Professor

Trustee

Naomi is a consultant psychiatrist with 20+ years experience in systematic investigation and treatment of OCD. Naomi serves on the UK’s NICE Guidelines Committee for OCD. She is also running an OCD specialist centre at the Hertfordshire Partnerships Mental Health Trust, Queen Elisabeth II Hospital.

Alan Barrell

Alan Barrell

Trustee

Alan has worked in healthcare and medical research as chair and chief executive of large multi-national companies and smaller technology start-ups.