My Brilliant Moment - Episode 6

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08 April 2014, 10:52

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Inspiring short film series looking at charity leaders' personal 'eureka' moments.

Jill Healey – ChildHope UK
Jill Healey is Executive Director of ChildHope UK, an international development organisation working in ten countries in Africa, Asia and South America, with children and young people who face the worst forms of injustice, violence and abuse.

ChildHope believes that the children and young people themselves should have a say in how their lives should change for the better.

Danielle Hamm – Compassion in Dying
Danielle is the first Director of Compassion in Dying, she has been in post since September 2012. Danielle has a background in health policy, bioethics and public engagement and is experienced in managing high-profile public policy reviews.

She has worked at the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, the British Medical Association, as a Parliamentary Researcher, and within the Policy and Community Services departments at Help the Aged. She is a visiting lecturer at the London Metropolitan University and is co-author of The Ethics of Caring for Older People, guidance for health professionals.

David Tootill – Southbank Mosaics
In February 2004 David founded Southbank Mosaics. The team has now grown to 3 full-time employees and 5 part-time, with a core group of at least 10 volunteers. They have over 250 installations of mosaic in public space, have established the basis of a School of Mosaic and are developing a social franchise.

David was born in Liverpool but grew up in south east Asia. He has worked as a volunteer in South London for 20 years in sports coaching and working alongside young people in trouble with the police. He gained his PGCE from London South Bank University in 2001, and is now a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.