Meet the Trustees

Jenifer Rosenberg OBE

picture15Founder and Managing Director of J&J Fashions. Britain’s largest privately owned ladies clothing manufacturer between 1974-1992. Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the year 1986 and received an OBE in 1989 for services to industry. Member of various governing bodies and involved in many charities.


Stephen James

picture11Music Publisher, Chairman & Managing Director of Dejamus Limited, formerly Dick James Music Ltd. The Beatles, Don Black, Tony Hatch and Elton John are a small list of the many songwriters signed to the company over the last fifty years. Presently a member of the Music Publishers Association Popular Publisher Committee and Chairman of the Heart Cells Foundation Annual Golf Day.


Adrian Magnus

picture12Adrian is a Partner and Head of Competition at Dentons UKMEA LLP in London, part of the world’s largest law firm. Adrian has been a Trustee of the Heart Cells Foundation since 2007. He is also a Trustee of The Camperdown House Trust, which supports a leading youth organization, and was previously a member of the Finance Committee of a state primary school


Prof John Martin

john-martinProfessor of Cardiovascular Medicine at University College London and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Yale University. He studied philosophy in Spain and medicine at Sheffield University. At UCL he leads the Yale UCL Collaborative. He is an academic researcher and a clinician and has ongoing clinical trials in patients using stem cells.


Prof Anthony Mathur

picture13Professor Anthony Mathur graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in Medical Sciences and trained in Cardiology. He undertook a PhD that involved stem cells biology and heart disease at University College London and was appointed as a senior lecturer and consultant cardiologist at Barts and the London NHS Trust, now Barts Health NHS Trust, in 2001. Anthony is Principal Investigator on two of the largest clinical trials in the UK for the use of stem cells in patients with heart disease. Prof Anthony Mathur is Chairman to the European Society of Cardiology Task Force for stem cells in cardiac disease and has advised the DoH on stem cell policy. Professor Mathur is also a Trustee of the Heart Cells Foundation who, as well as Barts Charity, provided funding for the first stem cell trials.”


Mr Martin Paisner CBE

martin-paisnerSolicitor and Partner with Berwin Leighton Paisner specialising in trusts and estate planning. He is an Honorary Fellow of Queen Mary College, University of London, Honorary Doctor of the University of Glasgow and trustee of various charities, including Weizmann UK and the Jerusalem Foundation.


Sir Bernard Rix

picture14Retired Lord Justice of Appeal. International arbitrator and mediator. Professor of International Commercial Law at Queen Mary, University of London. Chairman, director or member of various cultural boards and charities, including Coexist House and the London Philharmonic Orchestra.


Prof Martin Rothman

picture16Professor Martin T Rothman is Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs, Structural Heart, Coronary & Renal Denervation Division, at Medtronic Inc in Santa Rosa and continued his interventional cardiologist practice until last year at Bart’s Health in London, where he practiced for 31 years.  Martin is honorary professor of interventional cardiology at Queen Mary, University of London and still maintains device orientated research programs there.


Myra Waiman

unknownPartner at Vivat Capital

Consultant with Romney Consultants , a boutique advisory specializing in technology startup.
Ceo Infi-Tex Ltd , textile pressure sensors. An Angel investor, Ned Stabilitech. A supporter of many charities and main supporter and Trustee of the Heart Cells Foundation.