Angela joined PenPEG in January 2021 having moved back to Devon after living in London. An active patient advocate for over 25 years, including 18 years practising Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in health research, Angela has personal experience of long-term illnesses and End of Life caring.
She has undertaken many roles in the voluntary sector, including helpline volunteer, Trustee and Chief Executive, and is currently involved in academic institutions and the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR). She carries out reviews, interviews and assessment activities for the NIHR, Cancer Research UK and UK Universities. As well as providing bespoke PPI advice to Institutions, she takes part in individual research studies, contributes to articles and papers and is a member of a few advisory boards/panels.