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Philip LeeEpilepsy Action employs approximately 60 staff. Most are based at the headquarters building - New Anstey House, in Yeadon, near Leeds, in the United Kingdom.

Chief Executive, Philip Lee

Philip Lee is responsible to the Council of Management for the overall running of Epilepsy Action. The Chief Executive works with the Council of Management and the staff. He is responsible for running the legal and policy aspects of the charity, strategy and planning, style and tone and the overall general management.

Simon WigglesworthDeputy Chief Executive, Simon Wigglesworth

Simon is responsible for assisting the Chief Executive and managing and directing all day-to-day operations and activities at Epilepsy Action. He is line manager to the Epilepsy Action management team who lead each of the staff teams listed below.

Simon is also a trustee of the Neurological Alliance.

Epilepsy Action’s work is organised into seven key areas of work that are defined and directed by Epilepsy Action’s strategic aims and objectives:

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I am very disappointed as I cancelled my membership a year ago and the woman I spoke to assured me it's cancelled but it doesn't appear that way as I have had letters saying my member ship is for renewal and money still be taken, I tried ringing but can't get hold of anyone

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Many apologies, Emma. Someone is giving you a call to sort it out.

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