About us Our team Our Trustees Stacey Heywood Stacey works as a senior HR professional with over 17 years of HR experience ranging from Employee Relations, Learning and Development and Compensation and Benefits. Stacey encountered encephalitis in her late teens and had turned to the Encephilitis society for after care support and to answer her questions which she found invaluable. Her aim is to help support the society and leverage her network to raise awareness for encephalitis. She would also like to provide help and support to individuals and families who have encountered encephalitis. Stacey lives on the outskirts of Leeds and enjoys walks in the Dales and adventures in the Lake District and beyond in her campervan (Margot) in her spare time.