Group B Strep Support – the UK’s leading charity working to eradicate group B Strep infection in babies – is very excited to welcome Emily Cook to the Board of Trustees.
Emily is Director and Head of Health at Lexington Communications, one of the UK’s leading independent strategic communications consultancies. She is a former newspaper journalist who now works with national and international health clients, providing strategic communications advice and delivering award-winning campaigns.
“I first came across Jane and the team at Group B Strep Support when I wrote a story about group B Strep and the tragic effect it can have on families over a decade ago. Ever since, I have been a strong and passionate advocate for greater awareness of GBS among parents-to-be and for routine testing in the UK and I am absolutely delighted to become a Trustee at the charity.”Emily COok
“We are delighted to welcome Emily to the Board. She has been a passionate supporter of the charity for many years, and will bring her wealth of experience in media, communications and public affairs to the Board.”Jane Plumb MBE, Chief Executive
Emily’s appointment will be formally confirmed at the meeting of the Board of Trustees on 28 November 2020.