Tim Dudderidge, President

Tim Dudderidge portraitTim Dudderidge is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at University Hospital Southampton. He is a specialist in the area of uro-oncology, including cancers of the prostate and bladder, as well as an expert in pioneering surgical methods such as laparoscopy and robotic prostatectomy. He is a recipient of a Travelling Fellowship from the Urology Foundation, through which he is further developing his training in robotic surgical techniques with experts at the prestigious Karolinksa Institute in Sweden. Committed to training the next generation of medical professionals, he is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Pathology at University College London NHS Foundation Trust and regularly teaches on their MSc course in urology.

Dr Serge Lipski, Vice President

Serge Lipski portraitSerge Lipski was a radiologist specialised in paediatrics before getting involved with Doctors of the World. He became volunteer, coordinator and finally co-lead for our support programme for hospitalised children in a network of paediatric hospitals in Paris. His commitment to children’s healthcare rights led him to manage a think-tank on vulnerable children and to join a working group on unaccompanied foreign minors. He’s also the focal person for the Sexual and Reproductive Health group whose work is centred on issues related to unwanted pregnancies and gender-based violence.

Elaine Connor, Treasurer 

Elaine Connor has been working in finance for almost 20 years and has trained as a chartered accountant. She has a wealth of strategic, business and operational knowledge having worked as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the UK and internationally. She has held positions at executive board level holding significant responsibility for the financial and business management of a company. Her passion lies in helping start ups and entrepreneurs gain financial and business acumen, and help them launch successful businesses. Having volunteered in Malawi in 2014, Elaine is keen to use her finance and business experience to help Doctors of the World.  

Jill Whitehouse

Jill Whitehouse portrait.Jill Whitehouse is a solicitor by background, working for many years as a partner in two City law firms acting for major corporates around the world but also advising a number of charities in various sectors. She is now General Counsel to leading international legal recruitment consultancy Shilton Sharpe Quarry. She currently chairs the Dyslexia Teaching Centre Trust and has a particular interest in ensuring that people with learning difficulties have access to support. She has an MA in Law from Cambridge University.

Dr Hannah Theodorou

Hannah qualified as a GP in 2016 and has been volunteering in the Family Clinic in East London for Doctors of the World since then, providing assessments and support for women and children who have experienced barriers in accessing healthcare in the UK. She is passionate about the healthcare needs of vulnerable populations and recently completed her Diploma in Tropical Hygiene and Medicine at the LSHTM. Her international experience includes placements in Maharashtra, India and in Malawi.


Dr Peter Gough

Peter has been an NHS Family Doctor since 1984 and in 2000 became involved in projects in Rajasthan, India addressing issues of migration, health, education, housing and the lack of opportunities for girls and women. Peter joined Doctors of the World as a volunteer GP in 2015 and regularly works in their clinics in East London, serving undocumented migrants, asylum seekers, refugees and the homeless. Many of the people seen in these clinics have suffered from psychological and physical trauma, even torture and he is committed to the contribution that Family Medicine can make to the rebuilding of lives.

Dr Lisa Harrod-Rothwell

Lisa Harrod-Rothwell is a practising GP, and volunteer at our London clinic, with a strong commitment to social justice.  She has clinical leadership experience at strategic and operational levels, and is currently Lead Medical Director of Londonwide LMCs. She has also worked in roles across the NHS, having held the posts of Clinical Commissioning Group Chairman and Primary Care Trust GP Director of Commissioning, and worked as a national clinical lead contracted by NHS England. Lisa qualified from Oxford University Medical School, and has an MA in ‘Disease, Society and Sexuality’ from Cambridge University