NCT has a range of spokespeople available for media interviews.

Each is able to talk in detail about specific areas of interest e.g. perinatal mental health, maternity services or antenatal education.

Please contact the Press Office to set up an interview. 

Sarah McMullen, Head of Knowledge

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Sarah is NCT’s Head of Knowledge and can cover subjects including mental health (postnatal depression, women and men’s perinatal mental health), antenatal education, tongue-tie.

Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser

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Elizabeth is NCT’s Senior Policy Adviser and can discuss subjects including maternity services, midwifery, birthplace settings (home, midwife-led units, hospital), managing labour pain.

Sam Grimstone, Director of Communications


Sam is NCT’s Executive Director of Communications and Development and can cover subjects including corporate brand and strategy, campaigns and partnerships.

Shivangee Patel, Head of Internal Communications


Shivangee is NCT’s Head of Internal Communications and can talk about the many different ways NCT supports parents and the charity’s plans for the future.

Abigail Wood, Head of Communications

Abigail is NCT’s Head of Campaigns and Communications and her areas of particular interest include maternity pay and rights, maternity discrimination.

Agnes Hann, Research and Evaluation Manager

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Agnes is NCT’s Research & Evaluation manager and can discuss mental health, vulnerable groups (including young parents, single parents) and research findings.

Val Willcox, Practice Manager, Antenatal teacher

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Val is NCT's Practice Manager and an NCT antenatal teacher and can cover subjects including antenatal classes, labour and birth, early parenting and infant feeding.

Sanjima DeZoysa, Content Manager


Sanjima is NCT’s Parent Content Manager and can cover subjects including pregnancy and the ups and downs of life as a parent.

Juliet Mountford, Director of Parent Services


Juliet is NCT’s Executive Director of Parent Services and can discuss how the charity supports parents, the charitable sector and NCT’s future. 

Vicky Fobel, Public Affairs Officer


Vicky is NCT’s Public Affairs and Campaigns Officer and can cover subjects including mental health (postnatal depression, women and men’s perinatal mental health), campaigns, and postnatal care.