Archives: Staff Members

Medical Aid International Tim Beacon

Tim Beacon

Tim travelled widely as a young man and taught outdoor pursuits overseas; following many adventures, in his early twenties he trained as an Operating Department Practitioner and subsequently became an Assistant Training Co-ordinator for the NW Thames Health Authority. During that time, Tim set up an outdoors adventure training company, running personal development courses, predominantly …

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Katie Sampson

Katie joined us in October 2019 to look after our Biomedical Learning platform, social media and marketing. Katie grew up close friends with Tim’s middle daughter so was always aware of the great work achieved by MedAid. After leaving her previous job within technology distribution when she had her daughter in 2018, Katie was excited …

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Leanne Day

Leanne is our Business and Finance Manager, looking after our accounts and administration. Leanne has a professional qualification in accountancy. She is a busy Mum and actively supports Bliss, raising money for babies born too soon, too small, too sick.

Jo Philpot

Jo joined us in July 2018 and is our Operations Manager. Jo brings a wealth of experience from administrative roles within NHS, customer relations and finance. Jo enjoys skiing, gardening, reading and loves to travel.

John Stoughton

John joined us in June 2019 as Warehouse Manager. John is a qualified carpenter and has run his own business for many years. He is also a DJ for various nightclubs and events around the UK. He has a wife and 4 children and like both food and drink!

Roy Miller

Dr Roy Miller is a consultant in Anaesthetics and Pain Management based at Colchester in Essex. In 2009 Roy took a career break and went with his family to work at a small orthopaedic mission hospital in Blantyre, Malawi. During this time, while visiting some of the less well-equipped hospitals in Malawi he became aware …

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Tony Royston

Tony has been involved with clinical equipment design, manufacture, training and use for many years.  He has considerable experience both in the NHS and OEM sectors.  He has also worked in industry, where he shared responsibility for setting up graduate training for a major global manufacturer.  Following a growing desire to use his skills to …

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Medical Aid International Stuart Sheffield

Stuart Sheffield

Following 3 years working in Sales within the Sterile Service environment and 14 years in Sales for the worlds largest orthopaedic manufacturer, Stuart has joined Medical Aid International as Global Projects Manager with a special focus on all aspects of orthopaedics and the innovative Ecoclave Wood Fired Autoclave. When not working Stuart enjoys cricket, bee …

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Gary Chester

Dr Gary Chester who is a former teacher of Physics now a freelance photographer and traveller is now volunteering as our part time warehouse operative. Gary is a good family friend of CEO Tim Beacons family. In fact, in 2010 Gary thought of the name MedAid.

Amy Philpot

Amy started temporary work with MedAid summer 2019 after finishing her A Levels. Amy returned to working with MedAid full time since July 2020 as equipment and instrument operative. In her spare time Amy enjoys reading, studying languages and going on dog walks.