Our Trustees

Dr Parviz Habibi PhD FRCP FRCPCH – Chairman

Parviz Habibi Trustee


Dr Parviz Habibi is a Reader in Paediatric Intensive Care and Respiratory Medicine at Imperial College London and St Mary’s NHS Trust London. He founded the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at St Mary’s Hospital in 1992 and was one of the pioneers of the Mobile Intensive Care Service for London.



Beverley Habibi MSc, COSMIC Founder 

Beverly Habibi Trustee


The founder of COSMIC, Beverley Habibi was a manager at St Mary’s NHS Trust between 1994 and 2000. She subsequently worked for the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust until she retired in 2003.




Dr Tom Lissauer MB BChir FRCP FRCPCH

Tom Lissauer Trustee


Tom Lissauer is a specialist in neonatal medicine; he is Lead Neonatal Clinician for Clinical Governance and the Maternity Risk Management Board.




 Dr Simon Nadel FRCP, Clinical Lead PICU 

Simon Nadel Trustee


Simon Nadel is an Executive Board Member and Clinical Director, Paediatrics, at St Mary’s Hospital, London, where he has been a consultant since 1994. He is currently the clinical lead on the PICU. Prior to this, he was Research Fellow on the PICU for three years. Apart from his clinical work, he has a major research interest in the causes of serious infections in children and has been involved in the design and implementation of all the major clinical trials in children with septic shock.

Jeremy Mills

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Jeremy Mills is CEO of Bob & Co and former MD of Lion Television. He has been the executive producer behind many of the most hard-hitting factual programmes on UK television, including award-winners Great Ormond Street and Children’s Hospital. He became involved in COSMIC in 1996 when the St Mary’s PICU team saved his daughter Katy’s life when she contracted meningococcal septicaemia.