Debbie is a well known author and speaker and an internationally recognised expert on genetic genealogy. She is an Honorary Research Associate in the Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment at University College London.
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Angela is Chair of the British Infertility Counselling Association (BICA) and has practised as a specialist fertility counsellor for almost 20 years. Angela offers support, therapeutic and implications counselling to couples and individuals exploring their fertility and considering assisted conception or fertility preservation.
Working for Family Routes, a voluntary social work agency, Gerry McCluskey has a particular interest in the broad range of different ways in which families are formed, the issues of belonging, connection, identity, loss and fulfilment which relate to the pursuit of family life whatever its form.
Caroline Spencer, is a fertility counsellor and cognitive behavioural psychotherapist working in one of the major London fertility clinics as well as in private practice. She has worked extensively with single women, same-sex and heterosexual couples before, during and after treatment.
Nicky is a medical sociologist. Her work is about people’s experiences of their reproductive health and the medical and health care systems that they encounter. She has been researching reproduction for 20 years, and leads the Centre for Reproduction Research at De Montfort University in Leicester.
Now an Honorary Fellow at University of York, Marilyn has long standing interests in reproductive health and the outcomes of assisted conception treatments. She has written about and researched into donor conception, surrogacy, cancer-related fertility, adoption and birth registration.