Who we are

i-Base is run by a small and committed team of advocates and other staff. Many of the posts are part-time.

James Dunworth

James is responsible for day-to-day office administration and he is distribution manager for i-Base publications.

Lisa Thorley

Lisa runs the i-Base Q&A service, answering email and web questions about HIV treatment.

Memory Sachikonye

Memory is the UK-CAB administrator and is responsible for maintaining and developing the CAB network and coordinating meetings. She is also the Community Liaison Co-ordinator with the DHICE database project.

Polly Clayden

Polly is a cofounder of i-Base. Polly edits HTB South and divides her work between the UK and our projects in southern Africa. Polly’s main HIV advocacy area is in women’s and paediatric health.

Roy Trevelion

Roy currently runs the i-Base treatment information phoneline. If you call the phoneline, you will likely speak to him first. He is also a community advocate on the UK Collaborative HIV Cohort study (UK CHIC).

Simon Collins

Simon is a co-founder of i-Base. He edits HIV Treatment Bulletin (HTB) and is responsible for producing the i-Base treatment guides. He also manages the treatment information services, runs treatment workshops and develops community engagement with medical research.

Suzanne Thompson

Suzanne has worked in the charity sector for the last 10 years and joined i-Base in December 2016. Suzanne is responsible for the smooth running of the office and finances as well as assisting with fundraising and reporting to funders.

Previous staff

These advocates contributed to the Q&A database of questions but are now working with other organisations. The information about them here (each name is a link to more information) is kept as reference for the earlier questions that they answered.

Muirgen Stack

Robin Jakob

Rebecca McDowall

Angelina Namiba

Winnie Sseruma 

Charlotte Walker

Svilen Konov

Angeline Marang

Marc Ennals

Marc ensured the smooth running of our office and finances. He was our book-keeper and office manager from 2002 until retiring (from i-Base) at the end of 2016.

Last updated: 22 November 2016