About Us

About Us

The Hepatitis B Trust is run by a team of expert Patients and Doctors with many years of experience of helping thousands of people come to terms with their hepatitis B infections.  We run a national hepatitis helpline in the UK and have helped get hundreds of thousands of HBV vaccinations and tests done. Over 12 years we have produced many

Standard documents governing and regulating our Trust as a registered charity in the UK

Our Team


Paul Desmond CEO

Paul has written many books and booklets on Hepatitis and produces policy documents for government and training  for doctors.


Dr Shahid M Dadabhoy 
BMSc (hons), MBChB, MBA, DIC, FRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP, CHM, CIPE, 
Royal College of General Doctors Trainer in Treating and Diagnosing Hepatitis B and C


Dr Ashley Brown Hepatologist 
Advisor On Public Information messages


Ian Harmer Managing Director

Ian is expert at providing HBV vaccinations and blood testing, with experience of First Aid and Occupational Risk Assessment.



Dr Maurice Mann GP
Advisor on Sports and Child Hepatitis B Safety




Professor Graham Foster Hepatologist
Private Healthcare Lead

Sarah Nampewo Office Manager

A Bio Chemistry Undergraduate Sarah has studied clinical understandings of the HBV Virus and its emerging Treatments.



Dr Joan Block 
Hepatitis B Foundation USA
Critical Reader of Policy and Patient Care Information



Professor Roger Williams CEO
Foundation for Research into the Liver
Advisor on Getting Hepatitis B out of the Shadows as a Policy Approach
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