How we are structured

Our core office team is supported by a range of partners and associates. Please click on the titles below to find out more.

Our core staff

Our small office team is responsible for the day-to-day running of the charity:

Shaun Clayton, Operations and Finance Director

Paul Sephton, PHA UK Support Nurse

Sian Richardson, PHA UK Support Nurse

Find out more about our office team here

Our board

Executive Trustees:

Dr. Iain Armstrong (Chairman)

Kay Yeowart M.B.E (Secretary)


Sue Townsley

Julie Royle

Tracie Parnell

External support

We work with external partners to make the best use of expertise in:

  • Bookkeeping and financial auditing
  • Communications and design (Ashtree Communications and Creativesmith)
  • Pharmaceutical and industry
  • Political lobbying
  • Academia

Not-for-profit partners

We are proud to partner with a range of not-for-profits to support our work:

Genetic Alliance

Patient Information Forum

Specialised Healthcare Alliance


European Lung Foundation

The PH community

The lifeblood of our charity is our membership and our medical community. We work closely with:

  • Patients, families and carers
  • Specialist PH practitioners
  • Non-specialist healthcare practitioners (in primary and secondary care)