Robert Davidson trained in South Africa and UK, and worked as a specialist in Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine at Northwick Park Hospital from 1992-2019.
Andrew Brent studied Medicine at Cambridge and Oxford before pursuing further medical training in London and Oxford. As a Wellcome Trust Fellow in Clinical Tropical Medicine he worked for several years at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Programme in Kenya before returning to the UK. He is currently Consultant and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Infectious Diseases in Oxford, UK. His research interests include the epidemiology and diagnosis of tuberculosis and invasive bacterial infections.
Anna Seale trained in paediatrics, and subsequently epidemiology and public health, with a focus on infectious diseases. She currently leads the research programme of the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team, as Deputy Director for Research. This is a collaboration between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and Public Health England to support response to infectious disease outbreaks worldwide. She is a Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow, and through this she is
investigating the aetiology of maternal infection and its association with stillbirth in Ethiopia (Haramaya University) and Kenya (KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme). Her work in Ethiopia is based at a new Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance site, which she initiated in 2017,
developing a partnership between LSHTM and Haramaya University.
Professor Lucille Blumberg is a Deputy Director at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), of the National Health Laboratory Service, and founding head of the Division of Public Health Surveillance and Response. She is currently medical consultant to the Division for Outbreak Preparedness and Response (incudes Travel medicine Unit) and also medical consultant to the Centre for Emerging, Zoonotic and Parasitic Diseases where her major focus is on malaria, rabies and zoonotic
diseases and travel - related infections. She has worked on a number of outbreaks including rabies, avian influenza, cholera, typhoid, and the Lujo virus. She is a medical graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand, an Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Microbiology at the University
of Stellenbosch, and lecturer in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. University Of Pretoria, South Africa. She has specialist qualifications in clinical microbiology, travel medicine, and infectious diseases.