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Global Osteoporosis Foundation has some fantastic companies and individuals supporting our ambitions.

We are fortunate to have had some of the world's leading companies providing their technologies and capabilities to make this a reality..


Professor Sir Graeme Catto

Professor Sir Graeme Catto - President

Sir Graeme was President and later Chair, of the General Medical Council until April 2009.

Professor Catto has been interested in bone health for many years.  During that period of time understanding about bone health has transformed.  Professor Catto advocates better care for osteoporosis and metabolic bone diseases. He is Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the Universities of London and Aberdeen.

Professor Catto is also Co-Founder of London Osteoporosis Clinic and President of the Global Osteoporosis Foundation.

Dr Taher Mahmud

Dr Taher Mahmud - Trustee

Taher is Co-Founder and Director of London Osteoporosis Clinic and a Trustee of the Global Osteoporosis Foundation.  

He trained at King’s College Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital and Guy’s Hospital.  Dr Mahmud was an Honorary Consultant at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Bath and he was Lead for Osteoporosis and Consultant Rheumatologist at Tunbridge Wells Hospital.  

Dr Mahmud’s interests include holistic osteoporosis treatments, raising awareness about bone health and prevention of osteoporosis fractures.  Dr Mahmud’s MD and MSc research studied the mechanisms of drug side effects. 

He has long standing interest in patient feedback and optimising patient outcomes and improving health systems.

John May

John May - Trustee

As well as being a Trustee of the Global Osteoporosis Foundation, John is a founder of City & Westminster Corporate Finance LLP and is its Managing Partner.

He is a Chartered Accountant by trade with vast experience in both private and public sector markets. He has been a director of many such companies.

John was Finance Director of AIM listed Security Research Group Plc, until December 2005 and Tomco Energy Plc until July 2011. He was a Non-Executive Director of Petrolatina Energy Plc until March 2012 and Non-Executive Chairman of Hayward Tyler Group Plc until it was bought by Avingtrans Plc in 2018. Currently he is a non-executive of AIM listed Pires Investments Plc.

John is also Chairman of the Genesis Initiative Limited, a lobbying group for SME’s to the UK Parliament. It has over 1million members within its 117 trade associations.

Vinny Hayes

Vinny Hayes - Trustee

As well as being a Trustee of the Global Osteoporosis Foundation, Vinny is a founder and Chief Commercial Officer at Somo, the world's leading independent digital agency.

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Salesforce have provided their industry leading CRM platform for secure and scalable data management

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