Margherita Zenoni

Posted on April 28th, 2023 by orchard@admin

Margherita works for Orchard OCD and manages their communications and fundraising. She experienced severe OCD during her adolescence and young adulthood. She is passionate about Orchard’s work to collaborate closely with interdisciplinary professionals and progress in developing new and better treatments for patients suffering from OCD. If you have any communications or fundraising queries, please […]

Nick Sireau, PHD

Posted on June 7th, 2022 by orchard@admin

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.

Sean Fletcher

Posted on June 7th, 2022 by orchard@admin

Sean Fletcher has been broadcasting on the BBC, ITV and Sky for more than 15 years. His journalism includes the Panorama investigation, Kids in Crisis, which asked whether the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services are fit for purpose. He also presents on Countryfile, Inside Out and Good Morning Britain. Sean’s son has OCD.

Neil Balmer

Posted on June 7th, 2022 by orchard@admin

Neil has worked in healthcare strategy and external affairs for almost 20 years, with charities, professional medical organisations and businesses. Most recently, he launched and established MQ, the UK’s leading mental health research charity, as a member of the organisation’s founding Executive team. He has lived-experience of OCD.

Naomi Fineberg

Posted on April 20th, 2022 by orchard@admin

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 Elizabeth II Hospital.

Vincenzo Garzya, MBA, PMP

Posted on April 20th, 2022 by orchard@admin

Vincenzo is Head of Business Planning & Operations and Chief of Staff for Data Science and AI at AstraZeneca with 20 years’ experience working for GlaxoSmithKline and Astrazeneca. He has developed an expertise in neuroscience, patient centricity and business development.