Professor Theresa Wiseman
Theresa Wiseman has over 15 years of health service research experience focused on the patient experience of cancer and treatment and developing services in response to the experience. She is one of twelve members of the DH/Macmillan funded Consequences of Cancer and Treatment Collaborative (CCAT) which aims to influence healthcare policy and practice through research, service development and education, She was recently Principal Investigator on an experience-based co-design project improving breast and lung cancer services in a large integrated cancer centre. She is currently leading a Macmillan Cancer Support pilot site to test new models of aftercare and follow up at the end of cancer treatment. Theresa is involved in the LCA (London Cancer Alliance), where she is the research lead for the LCA Survivorship Group.
George is the Market Director of Diplomatic and Community Relations for the New York City Marriott Hotels and his office is located at the 1987 rooms New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, located at Times Square in New York City. He is a key emissary of the General Managers of the twenty-five (25) hotels. His specialized responsibilities include cultivating relationships with dignitaries, celebrities, and all other VIP guests, to working with local and national government agencies to assist the hotels in their operations within the community. Ntim also serves on the Marriott International’s New York City Business Council as a Vice Chairman and an Ambassador of the Political Action Committee (MARPAC) for the Northeast Region.
As an Adjunct Professor of Hotel Operations at the New York University in the Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management for the past 20 years, he also serves as a Special Adviser to several Governments in Africa and the Caribbean. Ntim also engages in Public Speaking to various corporate and student groups within the United States, Africa, and the Caribbean.
Moreover, he is the Chairman of the Board for the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association (NYSHTA), a not-for-profit organization representing over 1,000-member businesses and individuals in the lodging and attraction industry. NYSHTA’s mission is to provide a strong voice for the New York State hospitality and tourism industry, and to protect and enhance the financial welfare of the industry. He also serves on other boards such as: New York City Mayor’s Workforce Investment Board (WIB), Broadway Association of New York City, New York City Academy of Hospitality & Tourism Advisory Board, Mariano Rivera’s Refuge of Hope Foundation, Willie Randolph’s Foundation, David Ortiz’s Children Foundation,Times Square Alliance, and the National Council of Ghanaian Associations.
As a charity enthusiast, Ntim founded the African Development Foundation (ADF) in 2003, an international non-profit organization which seeks to promote goodwill and strengthen relationships between the United States and Africa through youth-oriented education, sports and health initiatives. ADF’s mission is to prepare Africa’s youth for career and personal success in a global community. He also volunteers for causes such as: City Harvest, Children’s Miracle Network, Back on My Feet, Breast Cancer Walks, and AID’s Walks.