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Senior Leadership Team

Chief Executive

Craig Jones

Craig Jones joined the Royal Osteoporosis Society from the Advertising Standards Authority, where he was Director of Communications.

Craig has held leadership roles in membership and regulatory bodies over the last decade and sits on the Board of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. He also serves as a Lay Member of the National Organ Donation Committee at NHS Blood and Transplant.

Craig practised as a government lawyer in the Home Office and, in 2006, he applied his experience of advocacy to leading a children’s charity’s successful campaign for new investment in socially excluded young people. Following that outcome, he was invited by a Cabinet Minister to oversee stakeholder engagement for the Equality Act.

 

Governance, People and Culture Advisor

Helen Kingman

Helen joined the charity in 1989 and has held various key positions, witnessing the organisation grow from strength to strength.

Her role as Governance, People and Culture Advisor works closely with the Chief Executive and oversees Governance and Board Management, Compliance, Risk, Change Management and Human Resources.

Helen’s team delivers our Transformation and Growth Programme, maintaining high levels of performance, employee engagement, learning and development, and looking after the health and wellbeing of our people.

 

Director of Clinical Services

Lauren Wiggins

Lauren joined the Royal Osteoporosis Society in January 2021 following similar senior leadership roles at Bowel Cancer UK and Prostate Cancer UK. She brings to this role and the charity, her experience in service development and improvement, change management and organisational development.

Lauren has a nursing background – both in general nursing and mental health – and worked as a Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist before moving to the charity sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the sector, her focus is on ensuring that services meet the needs of those they seek to support and improving both outcomes and the experience of care for patients.

In this role, Lauren leads the teams that deliver our patient and public facing information and support services, health professional training and education, health service improvement and medical research. She is also lead for our flagship Osteoporosis and Bone Health Academy.

 

Director of Finance and Resources

Paul Keegan

Along with his team, Paul makes sure the charity spends every pound and penny wisely, so your generous donations and fundraising can make the biggest impact possible. 

Paul joined us in January 2020, with a broad mix of commercial, financial and operational experience.

He is skilled in strategic development, commercial evaluation, system implementation and operational management, gained from senior roles in multinational organisations, including Clarks, Orange, Kraft and MTV.

 

Director of Development

Jamie Grier

Jamie began his career in marketing, managing campaigns on behalf of clients including Vodafone, Diageo and Budweiser.

Since joining the voluntary sector in 2005 he has held specialist and leadership fundraising, development and communications roles at charities including; The London Wildlife Trust, British Heart Foundation, British Forces Foundation, Achievement for All and most recently, poverty charity Turn2us.

Jamie joined the Royal Osteoporosis Society in 2021 to lead our income generation and volunteer engagement.