Pankaj is a transplant surgery specialist and a researcher who pioneered the use of 3D printing in paediatric kidney transplants in 2015 which won The Royal Society of Medicine Norman Tanner Medal. The models used in the first ever case are now displayed in the Medical Galleries in London's Science Museum!
Pankaj works at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and Evelina London and Great Ormond Street Hospitals as well as King's College London.
He is also Medical Advisor to the Netflix series the Crown where he played a surgeon who operated on King George VI.
Planning and Participation Lead
Emma is an actor, singer, and arts manager based in London. She trained at the Royal Academy of Music in Musical Theatre Performance, and gained her LRAM with distinction in music teaching. She regularly works with youth organisations in pastoral care and arts management, alongside working professionally in London and regional musical theatre.
Emma also works for Young Lives vs Cancer, the UK's leading children's cancer charity, which helps children and young people (0-25) and their families through cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Ben Mark Turner
Ben is a Musical Director working in theatre and popular music. He is currently the Assistant Musical Director on the UK/NI tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, having made his profession debut on the show at the London Palladium, last summer.
He recently assisted with the rehearsal process for The Drifters Girl (Garrick Theatre) and is delighted to have joined the Harmonies of Hope team as Musical Director. In 2020, Ben graduated from King’s College London with First-Class Honours, and returned to complete a Master’s in Musicology last September.
Alongside his studies, Ben received his vocal training from the Royal Academy of Music and was the recipient of a young conductor scholarship from Sing for Pleasure. He is the former M.D. of All the King's Men and has worked avidly with North-West and London-based youth musical theatre societies.
Social Media Officer
Lily is a music student, choral scholar and arts administrator.
She is passionate about working with children and turning negative experiences into positive through music and the arts. Before joining the HOH team, she loved to regularly organise concerts for charities in and in aid of any pressing causes. She is so grateful to be able to channel this passion through her work for Harmonies of Hope.
Chloe is a play worker based at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
She started out at GOSH as a Play Volunteer and then progressed onto working in a full time role on the renal ward. She has previously worked in preschool and early years environments.
She is passionate about working with and helping children, particularly those with additional needs.She enjoys creating new ways to interact with children and is developing her makaton skills to help her do this.
Alongside our core management team we have a host of volunteers who support us through
learning activities, music education and familial support. We also have staff who are based across NHS hospital sites, meaning our members can recognise familiar faces from paediatric wards and transplant clinic while taking part in rehearsals.
If you would like to find out more about volunteering opportunities, let us know via the contact form
or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.