Who we are


Rachael McCormack, who has direct experience of Kawasaki Disease, is the Founder and Chair of Societi Foundation.  Rachael is a management and leadership professional and drives forward the day-to-day business of our organisation, as a volunteer.  Societi is led by volunteers.  We have no paid Trustees.


Our Board of Trustees

Our Board Members bring together a strong combination of skills and expertise:

  • Rachael McCormack, FCMI, FILM, Founder, Societi Chair & Company Director
  • Roger Greenwood, FLI Company Director
  • Prof Robert Tulloh, MA DM FRCPCH Honorary Professor of Congenital Cardiology and pulmonary hypertension
  • Gerry Higgins, CIC Managing Director & Company Director
  • Prof Paul Brogan, ​Professor of Vasculitis and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • ​Sue Davidson/Nicky ClementsKSSG UK (advisory members)

Scientific Advisory Board

Kawasaki Disease has many effects on a child and as such a multi-disciplinary approach to research/care is needed for this disease. Societi is supported by the phenomenal clinical expertise of:

Associate Professor Despina Eleftheriou; Paediatric Rheumatologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Institute of Child Health
Prof Paul Brogan; ​Professor of Vasculitis and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital
Prof Michael Levin; Professor of Paediatrics & International Child Health, Imperial College London
Dr Tom Johnson; Consultant Cardiologist, Bristol Heart Institute
Dr Damian Roland; Consultant and Honorary Associate Professor in Paediatric Emergency Medicine, University Hospitals, Leicester
Dr Owen Miller; Consultant in Paediatric and Fetal Cardiology, Clinical Director, Congenital Heart Network, Evelina London Children’s Hospital

Dr Filip Kucera; Paediatric Cardiologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital


Societi Foundation is advised by Browne Jacobson LLP on legal matters. We are advised by Wright Vigar Ltd on financial matters.