Meet the team
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 radiology and clinical experts to other individuals who contribute their unique talents to our cause.
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.
Dr Liz Joekes
Founder, Director and Radiologist
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.
Chair of Trustees
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.
Dr Reena Dwivedi
Trustee and Consultant Neuroradiologist
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.
Trustee and Operational Lead
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 Jim Connolly
Trustee and Point of Care Ultrasound Expert
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).
Dr Graham Dodge
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.
Emma is an experienced Office Manager with a background in health and 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 & friends.
Marlene Kawira Kinyua is a distinguished Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) consultant, providing invaluable support through her role with Fair Collective, UK. With her profound expertise and dedication to social justice and mental health advocacy, Marlene excels in guiding organisations towards achieving impactful results.
As the founder of Afrikala Arts, she fosters creativity and addresses mental health issues through innovative platforms and engaging podcasts. Her role as a Board of Trustee member for the Small International Development Charities Network (SIDCN) underscores her commitment to amplifying marginalized voices from the Global South.
Marlene's communication acumen, combined with her extensive experience in digital strategy and content creation, makes her an asset to any organization seeking to enhance their MEAL processes and overall operational capacity.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Consultant