We take immense pride in our global community of dedicated volunteers and healthcare professionals who come together with a shared mission—to make quality healthcare accessible to all, regardless of geographic or economic barriers.
Our people represent a diverse tapestry of skills and backgrounds, ranging from highly specialised radiologists and medical experts to individuals from diverse fields who contribute their unique talents to our cause.
Dr Elizabeth Joekes
Director, Consultant Radiologist and Co-Founder
Building on her tenure as Head of the department for radiology at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Ghana, Liz has devoted the last 15 years to the field of Global Health Radiology and the particular challenges of service delivery to resource constrained settings. She is a Clinical Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases Radiologist in Liverpool and honorary clinical research Fellow at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. Liz has dedicated much of her professional life to encouraging and promoting participation in this important field of work. This has inspired her to co-found Worldwide Radiology, a registered charity and a platform for wider engagement of the UK Radiology community with Global Health Radiology.
Co-Founder and Chair of Trustees
Dan has 25 years of experience in the Investment Banking industry. He has led teams investing in both public and private equity, principally in the Technology and Growth sectors. His most recent position was a Technology lead for the Abu Dhabi Global Innovation Fund. Dan has a keen interest in early-stage Technology Investing and is an active Angel investor. He currently sits on the Newable LTD Angel Scale-Up Fund Investment committee. In combination with his work in the private sector, Dan provides advice and mentoring to the third sector and social enterprise sector. He is currently engaged in several strategic projects with the third sector where he acts as both advisor and Trustee. Dan holds an Honours degree in Engineering from Bath University, an MBA from Imperial College and a Masters in International Finance from the University of Amsterdam.
Dr Reena Dwivedi
Trustee and Educational Lead
Reena has been a Consultant Neuroradiologist for five years in the NHS, alongside which, she has pursued a specialist interest in Global Health. Following completion of her fellowship in Oxford and a short voluntary position as a radiologist in Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi, she was inspired to combine radiology skills with neuroinfectious disease work and over time has developed a much broader global health interest. She has been involved with teaching at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, participated in research projects in Sierra Leone and Malawi and has more recently commenced an MSc in Global Health Policy with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her driving aims are to improve safety, equity and quality of diagnostic imaging particularly in low- and middle-income countries settings.
Trustee and Operational Lead
Paula is a seasoned nonprofit professional with over 10 years of experience in the sector. Throughout her career, she has honed her skills in a variety of roles, including individual giving, major giving, database management, events management, and research. Her passion is about creating robust operational processes to ensure effectiveness and efficiency, leading to successful outcomes for the organisations she supports. Her expertise in database management and research has helped her make informed decisions and develop targeted strategies that drive results. In her spare time, Paula is dedicated to giving back and supporting small international nonprofits. She has been with Worldwide Radiology in various capacities from the very start.
Dr Jim Connolly
Jim is a Consultant working in one of the UK’s busiest Major Trauma Centres and Emergency Departments. He is the current president of the European Society of Emergency Medicine (EUSEM). he has been past chair of the EuSEM Ultrasound Section and RCEM Ultrasound group. He was amongst the first ED Physicians in the UK to adopt Point of Care Ultrasound running his first course in 2001 and has directed and taught on over 50 International Courses and currently directs EuSEM and UK RCEM US Courses.
Dr Graham Dodge
After medical training, Graham transferred into radiology at The Royal Free hospital but also trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Royal Marsden Hospital with a particular interest in GI and hepatobiliary imaging including involvement in a wide range of MDMs. Graham was involved in hospital management from 2001-2017 in a wide range of roles – including “Chief’ of a large Division. He also was involved in large scale projects within the Trust and across the local health economy eg as SRO of a large multi-trust IT project. Throughout this Graham has continued to be active in teaching and education and hopes to use his imaging expertise and managerial experience for benefit in Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC).
Paul has extensive experience within teleradiology having worked in both Commercial and Operational roles for a range of teleradiology companies from start-up to Plc. During his early career, he cut his teeth in specialist life science and healthcare consultancy, working in partnership with companies such as Siemens, GE and Roche Diagnostics. Paul runs his own consultancy business and has since consulted on projects within MedTech, teleradiology, AI and remote reporting for both the NHS and the private healthcare sector. He joined Worldwide Radiology officially in October 2020 as a volunteer and Trustee supporting on strategy, marketing and social media and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in the radiology sector.
Emma provides administration support for Worldwide Radiology on a part-time basis. Although relatively new to the organisation, Emma thoroughly enjoys the work and loves to see the work which the charity does. An experienced Office Manager, Emma has a wealth of experience in Health & Safety, Marketing and Event management. Outside of Worldwide Radiology, Emma enjoys spending time with her little boy and Portuguese Water dog, travelling, eating out and spending time with family and friends.
Marlene Kawira Kinyua is a social justice activist, Mental Health Advocate, consultant for MEAL and Communications at Fair Collective, Founder of Afrikala Arts, a social enterprise consisting of a group of young outside-the-box thinkers out to revise the levels of expression, especially among the youth and creatives. Marlene is also a Board Member for the Small International Development Charities Network (SIDCN), focusing on amplifying the voices of organisations working in the Global South and conversations around shifting the power. Marlene co-hosts the Lead Like A Feminist podcast. She is a skilled writer with profound communication skills, critical as well as analytical thinking and planning skills. She helps organisations with matters to do with digital communication from the idea stage, to planning and execution. Marlene is a MEAL specialist and trainer with great zeal and mastery.