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Mark Holmshaw brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in the sales and marketing sector through Toshiba Medical Systems and Canon Medical Systems where he held the position of President and CEO of Europe. Mark became Global Advisor to the President of Canon Medical Systems Corporation leaving the role in March 2021 to start his own consultancy company. He is also on the Board of Governors at the UTC at the Olympic Legacy Park in Sheffield and is a Trustee of the Support Dogs charity. Mark is a dedicated, focused, and loyal individual where he wants to contribute towards making a difference to people’s lives affected by Fatigue after seeing the impact it has had on his own family.
Charles begun his auctioneering career at Christies in London before going on to establish Hansons Auctioneers in 2005. His charmingly enthusiastic manner has seen him preside over prestigious celebrity and fund raising auctions across the UK including a highly entertaining event for Salus Fatigue Foundation. He continues to film with the BBC shows The Antiques Road Trip and Celebrity Antiques Road Trip, alongside the ever-popular ‘Bargain Hunt’ where he appears as both expert and auctioneer.
Anita Bhalla OBE
Anita’s 26-year media career with the BBC has been varied; from being one of the first regionally based bi-media correspondents to being Head of the BBC’s Public Space Broadcasting. She has also presented Channel 4’s Eastern Eye and other national programmes. Anita is currently Chair of Performances Birmingham Ltd (Town Hall and Symphony Hall), Chair of the Creative City Partnership, Board member of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP and recent past Chair of MAC (Midlands Arts Centre).
Damion has worked in the financial industry for over 20 years. Over the last 10 years this has involved supporting many businesses in their development as a dedicated relationship manager. Alongside this Damion has developed partnerships with local stakeholders and was also on the board of directors for the Leamington Spa Business Improvement District, this was focused on helping to drive the towns development plan. Damion has been a volunteer business mentor for The Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs over the last 8 years helping businesses and social enterprise develop.
Dr Christine Lloyd
Christine is now a retired GP. She became unwell with a virus in February 2010 and did not recover as expected. She was diagnosed with ME/CFS after several months of medical investigations. The turning point in her recovery was after finding Salus Fatigue Foundation and attending regular support groups. Through the knowledge gained she recovered sufficiently to return to part time work in February 2011. Having experienced first hand the wealth of wellbeing knowledge and support that Salus has on offer she is delighted continue to be involved on the board of trustees.
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