Geoff Prescott

CEO at Lepra

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. Geoff also suffers from supporting Arsenal football club.

1 blog from the author

Chronic conditions

Posted on 25.01.2019

Leprosy: the forgotten disease

Leprosy is the oldest known disease to humanity, but it is also one of the least understood and accepted. Contrary to popular belief, it is also a disease that is very much with us. To the public at large, leprosy is a largely forgotten disease with many believing it was eliminated or consigned to the […]

By Geoff Prescott CEO at Lepra