Cosmopolitan Care is very proud to introduce you to Our People.
As a user-led company, we have a wealth of young talent here to support and advise, we have all been there in some way.
We will not just be supporting those about to embark into University,
but also onward towards a career and a life in your own home.

Chris Wood

Chris is the founder of Cosmopolitan Care: his vision is to have the first user-led care company. He has started this project to create the best care
he can for his young adults (he still calls children) and thousands like them across the UK. Chris is also the founder of Flying Disabled, a campaign and lobbying group to bring solutions to those who would like to fly by air seated in their own power wheelchairs. He recently gave evidence about his advocacy in Washington to the US DoT, he is also a speaker in the world of aviation and accessibility as well as numerous TV  and radio appearances on the subject. Chris has a keen interest in music, alongside his misery of watching Spurs.

Olu Fadipe

Olu does magical stuff to our website, social media and events. Olu left university with a degree in Web Design and Development under his arm. He is currently developing an innovative and exciting Text to Speech App called ‘EasyCaller’. Olu is also an ambassador for Changing Faces, but when he is not fiddling with the website, he enjoys watching football and playing videogames.

Martyn Sibley

Martyn is a major influencer in the world of disability, he can always be found in the top ten of the power 100. His new marketing company ‘Purple Goat’ will help brands unlock that purple spending power of the $8 Trillion globally per annum, of which the UK  has  £249 billion per annum. With a degree in Economics and a Masters in Marketing, combine this with and Martyn’s leading role in the community, this is a winning formula.
http://purplegoatagency.com/

Lucy Watts MBE

Lucy Watts MBE is our independent advocate and care package brokerage service. She can help with supporting disabled and chronically ill individuals, their carers and family members to access the care, support and services they need to live full active and enjoyable lives.  She is a regular speaker and TEDx contributor. There is literally not enough space on the internet to write her whole CV, but she did give it a go here https://www.lucy-watts.co.uk/.

Carly Jayne Jones MBE FRSA

An invisible disability such as Autism needs a careful pair of hands, Carly’s user lead advocacy work through lived experiences is exceptional. She is a regular speaker and is often the media’s go to person for comments. She sits on numerous and diverse advisory boards from government to charities, and has a keen eye for drawing up and editing policy and guidelines. Carly has pioneered the use of technology with out of the box thinking to create the UK’s first Autistic specific safeguarding course for children out of education, she also has a self-funding and creating “Visual Pain Images “ App available on Apple and Android phones, this will  help non-verbal patients communicate their pain to medical professionals. Her advocacy duties are balanced with her caring roles and her volunteer work for Autistic teens and training her Daughters very spoilt assistance dog, Hunter.

Lucy Hamm

Lucy comes to us full of certificates and NVQ’s in care. She cut her teeth in care alongside children in education at Treloars in Hampshire – this is in itself is an outstanding school of excellence. She has remained in an industry she loves, currently being a part carer and part PA with a client at University. We are pleased to have her on board to bring the much-needed care perspective. In her downtime, she has a fanatical obsession with Harry Potter and is an avid Chelsea fan

Emma Vogelmann

Emma Vogelmann is Cosmopolitan Care’s go to for everything legal. Among many of Emma’s skills, she will be customising all our client’s employment contracts and compliance.  Emma graduated from Queen Mary University of London with a Law degree, she has now set up her own freelance consultancy http://emmavogelmann.com/. Emma is also a keen activist and campaigner and is often seen in Westminster, on mainstream media and as a guest speaker at conferences and events.

Lani Etah Ralasekula

Lani has spent 6 years in the healthcare industry as a carer and PA, she has constantly kept up to date with the changes in the industry by way of accreditation’s, this includes Mental Health and Safeguarding for Adults –  part of her remit is also training.  There is a balance between work and friendship with clients, Lani has this in her DNA.
She will bring the skills and knowledge she has gained to influence Cosmopolitans Care’s philosophy of engaging with our clients, their personal assistants and their carers.  She also has achieved recognition in Fashion Design, and can often be found thumbing through issues of Vogue.