Sherden has led the team since 2012 following his MBA at the Cambridge Judge Business School. He designed the Cambridge Peanut Allergy Clinic at Cambridge University Hospitals and led the spin-out and funding of Cambridge Allergy. A former management consultant at top-tier firms Booz & Co. (now Strategy&) and Accenture, Sherden has experience across a range of industries in strategy and managing complex and technical programmes.
After a decade in the life sciences industry as an academic researcher, Jonathan moved to become an experienced entrepreneur and investor. Passionate about supporting UK life science and high-tech start-ups, he is Chairman of Camallergy, as well as Axol Bioscience Ltd, PhoreMost Ltd, Repositive Ltd and Definigen Ltd. He has provided considerable investment and support to over 30 companies and has assisted three AIM IPOs.
Dr Pamela Ewan
CBE, MB, FRCP, FRCPath
Consultant Allergist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, University of Cambridge Clinical School.
Pamela Ewan is one of the leading allergists in the UK and head of the Allergy Department in Cambridge, a leading centre in the specialty. In 1988 she set up the allergy research program at Cambridge University Hospitals, along with the clinical allergy service, which is now one of the largest in the UK.
Pam is experienced in all aspects of clinical allergy. Her special interests are nut allergy, anaphylaxis and venom allergy. She has a large clinical experience in nut allergy. She has been working on nut allergy for 20 years and her research has led to better understanding of this condition and to improvements in patient care. She has developed an effective collaboration with Dr Andrew Clark, and they most recently developed a programme of desensitisation to treat peanut allergy.
In various national roles she worked to highlight the need for allergy care and to improve NHS allergy services, for which she was awarded CBE. She is chair and co-founder of the National Allergy Strategy Group and past President of the British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology.
Dr Andrew Clark
MB BS MRCPCH MD
Consultant Allergist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, University of Cambridge Clinical School
Andy has been a consultant in paediatric allergy at Addenbrooke’s Hospital since 2003, gaining his MD Thesis in Allergy in the same year. He runs the paediatric allergy service at Addenbrooke's and this work is complemented by a broad UK Government-funded research portfolio.
In 2010 Andy was named in 'The Times' magazine list of top UK doctors, and again in 2012 he was recognised as one of the UK’s 100 best children’s specialist doctors. He plays an active role in the national parent allergy organisation (BSACI) as chair of the standards of care committee. He recently led writing guideline documents for managing egg allergy and in 2012 he was appointed chair of this committee. He now coordinates the writing of guidelines on multiple topics, such as peanut, milk and penicillin allergy, and adrenaline auto-injector use.
Andy is also secretary to the taskforce on the allergic child in school, which produced European guidelines for school allergy and he is Chair of the expert scientific panel of the Anaphylaxis Campaign.
Andy lectures frequently to undergraduates, primary and secondary care doctors and nurses and is a regular invited speaker at national and European allergy conferences.