Global Operations team

Head of Global - Dr Sebastian Taylor

Sebastian heads the Global Child Health Programme at RCPCH, supporting health systems development in East and West Africa and South/Southeast Asia, and advising on multilateral and global child health policy. His principal area of research and policy interest is global health governance and the equitable provision of health determinants and health care in low/middle income and fragile countries. He advises World Health Organization as a member of the Technical Advisory Groups for Polio Eradication in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

He has lectured in international health and development at the University of East Anglia, UCL and the School of Oriental and African Studies. He served as chief executive to two international humanitarian NGOs (the International Rescue Committee, supporting refugee and displaced populations around the world, and Landmine Action, an NGO working on arms control, landmine clearance, and post-conflict reconstruction). He has worked extensively with the World Health Organisation, Unicef and UNDP, and was Senior Research Fellow with UCL until 2008, working as a member of the secretariat of the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health.

sebastian.taylor@rcpch.ac.uk - 020 7092 6009

Global Officer - Dr Susan Broster

Dr Sue Broster is a Consultant in Neonatal Intensive Care, with the Acute Neonatal Transfer Service for the East of England and Deputy Medical Director at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She has a longstanding commitment to both paediatrics and global health working in countries as diverse as Guyana, Botswana and most recently with the RCPCH neonatal programme in Myanmar. She is also a committee member with the charitable organisation Cambridge Global Health Partnerships. 

Sue was appointed to this post in April 2020.

Programme managers

Marcus Wootton

Marcus manages the RCPCH programmes in Myanmar and Cambodia. Prior to this he worked in South Sudan, Zambia, Uganda, Kenya and Vietnam. In the UK he has a background of 13 years in the NHS as an Emergency Department Nursing Lead.

marcus.wootton@rcpch.ac.uk - 020 7092 6017

Marie Bontoux

Marie Bontoux is the Programme manager for the Rwanda Neonatal Care programme. She is currently on maternity leave.

marie.bontoux@rcpch.ac.uk

Recent content

Resource

Refugees - statement on COVID-19

Controlling and containing the immediate and long-range threat of COVID-19 requires transnational and global coordination and collaboration. In this position statement, first published on 28 April 2020, we urge all governments to enhance their support to refugee communities, and the UK Government to...