Aliki Chrysochou

Soprano singer Aliki inspired us with her amazing recovery from encephalitis and her journey to the semi-finals of Britain's Got Talent Read more

Charlotte Leeming

Charlotte is a presenter and reporter with BBC Look North whose daughter was affected by encephalitis Read more

Mathew Bose

Actor Mathew became an Ambassador in 2007 after a close friend of his was affected by Herpes Simplex Encephalitis. Read more

Rebecca Adlington

Rebecca came to prominence at the Beijing Olympics when she won two gold medals in the swimming pool and later became an Ambassador as her sister, Laura, fell ill with encephalitis in 2005 Read more

Simon Hattenstone

Simon is a Features Writer with The Guardian newspaper and who has authored a book about his personal experiences of encephalitis as a boy Read more

Susannah Cahalan

Susannah is a New York journalist and the best-selling author of Brain on Fire which recounts her battle with Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Read more

Tonia Buxton

Tonia is a presenter, author, columnist, foodie and beauty expert who was introduced to the Encephalitis Society by her friends, Rebecca Adlington and Mathew Bose. Read more