Patron and trustees

Patron and trustees2018-04-25T18:59:08+00:00

Penny Junor

Penny Junor


Best known for her royal writing and broadcasting, Penny has been writing well-respected, best-selling biographies for over 20 years and is much in demand as a commentator on royal events. She also writes and broadcasts about consumer affairs and travel, and has spent many years interviewing and profile-writing in the national press. Penny is a trustee of the charity BEAT and patron of the Cirencester Eating Disorders Association.

Penny speaks at many events but this keynote address particularly exemplifies our work.

Sara Moger

Sara Moger


After 11 years of commercial marketing, Sara was appointed head of fundraising, marketing and communications for the Lord’s Taverners in 1993. She has remained in the third sector ever since, forming her own charity consultancy, Event Appeal Limited, with a co-director in 1999. Clients have included the Army Benevolent Fund, Hilton in the Community Foundation and Cobra Beer Limited. Sara Moger was appointed Chief Executive of the British Menopause Society in June 2007.

Appointed trustee 1st February 2004.

Patrick Shervington

Patrick Shervington MBE


Patrick was appointed chief executive of Women’s Health Concern in 2006 after 10 years in the charity sector, having previously been an Army officer. He led a reorganisation of WHC and its move from London to Marlow in 2008. Since then he has worked on a voluntary basis becoming the patient arm director when the charity merged with the British Menopause Society in July 2012. At this time he was appointed a trustee both of the BMS and of WHC as, although integrated into the BMS, WHC retains its charitable status.

John C. Stevenson

Dr John C. Stevenson, MB BS, FRCP, FESC, MFSEM

Chairman of Board of Trustees. Appointed 2001

John is a consultant physician and endocrinologist at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London, and Reader in Metabolic Medicine at Imperial College, London. He lectures at scientific meetings and congresses throughout the world, and has presented academic research in over 350 scientific publications and nine textbooks. He is a trustee and past chairman of the British Menopause Society.