Who We Are

Hand in Hand with Ukraine is an initiative launched by Nicola Goldsmith.  She is assisted by a super team including Christy Fowler, Anna Andruishchuk – administrator and translator, Iryna Kondrashova – Ukrainian hand surgeon based in London and Andreii Lysak, Ukrainian hand surgeon, Kiev.  Ross Barnaby has also joined as Treasurer.

Meet Our Team

Nicola Goldsmith


Nicola is a highly specialised hand therapist with clinical, managerial and business development experience

Christy Fowler


Christy is a clinical specialist hand therapist working at St Thomas' Hospital, London. Past Chair of BAHT

Anna Andriushchuk

Project coordinator, translator

Anna graduated from Mariupol University with a degree in Journalism, Social Media and Public Relations in 2022

Iryna Kondrashova

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specialising in Hand Surgery. Currently based in London

Andrii Lysak

Consultant Hand Surgeon

Secretary, Ukrainian Hand Surgery Association

Ross Barnaby


UK qualified chartered accountant