The Parent Rooms

Our Board

Our Board

Meet the Trustees

Leslie Altic


Leslie is one of the founding members of our Board of Directors and a mum with lived experience. She is an active volunteer and member of the birth community through her work as a doula. Leslie also volunteers with SANDS, the stillbirth charity, and is passionate about helping parents with all aspects of birthing and parenting.

Sean McDaid


Sean is an accountant by day and also works with his wife Simran to run the Little Childcare Co. Sean joined the Board in 2024 as our new treasurer. 

Bybit Areketa


Bybit joined the Board in 2020 and is passionate about raising awareness of perinatal mental illness following her own experiences. Bybit has spoken publicly about her experiences to many and work to reduce stigma and isolation, particularly among the BAME community.

Matthew Allen


Matthew Allen is one of our newest trustees, joining us in early 2024. Matthew is the Senior Digital Marketing Manager for the Anthony Nolan Trust and brings with him a wealth of marketing and fundraising experience. 


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