Who we are

Global Brain Injury Awareness CIC  is a not-for-profit dedicated to partnering like-minded businesses and collaborating with experts and other organisations across the world with the goal of improving the experience and brain injury care path for all. 

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Anne Ricketts is the founder of GBIA CIC and the Brain Injury Global Picnic. She is a TBI ‘survivor’ with a background in international sales, technology and engineering.


Photo of Lisa Hirsch M.D. Director GBIA

Medical Liaison Director
Lisa Hirsch is a physician and brain injury survivor with 25 years experience in academic and clinical medicine with a strong background in proactive patient-centred care and patient advocacy.

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Science and Research Advisor

Marce Evans, is an M.D. PhD focusing in neuroscience. She is a passionate patient advocate and an accomplished equestrian and environmental activist.