Pictured: Geoff Prescott

Geoff Prescott is the CEO of Lepra, the leading UK-based charity fighting against leprosy. He has worked throughout the world in the health, humanitarian and children’s sectors.

Geoff has been Chief Executive of Merlin, General Director of Médecins Sans Frontières (Holland) and CEO of Ormiston Children and Families Trust. He has a degree in International Relations and a Masters in Health Finance and Health Planning. He also qualified as a nurse and has a variety of infectious and tropical-disease qualifications.

In his spare time, Geoff has volunteered to help establish a Free School and supporting parents with autistic children. He says however that his children now keep him fully employed as an entertainer, taxi, ATM, cleaner and waiter.