Key spokespeople Media centre

Our key spokespeople are available for interview on a range of issues and stories affecting people living with muscle-wasting conditions.

Catherine Woodhead, Chief Executive 

Catherine Woodhead

Catherine leads Muscular Dystrophy UK’s core campaigns and our work to improve access to treatment for people living with muscle-wasting conditions. She is available to discuss and comment on all aspects of the charity’s work and issues affecting people in our community. 


Robert Burley, Director of Campaigns, Care and Support

Robert Burley

Robert oversees Muscular Dystrophy UK’s campaign work in the four UK Parliaments, our information and support team, advocacy service and work with the NHS to improve expert care for muscle-wasting conditions. He is available to discuss and comment on key charity reports, muscle-wasting conditions and health and social care issues affecting people in our community.

Dr Kate Adcock, Director of Research and Innovation

Kate Adcock

Kate oversees Muscular Dystrophy UK’s research team. She is available to discuss and comment on research into muscle-wasting conditions and related neuromuscular conditions, as well as emerging treatments.