As part of its recently launched Ambassador Initiative, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation (AAF), Scotland’s only dedicated asthma charity, is excited to announce the appointment of Katie Butler, a Senior Manager at bp, as its ambassador. This appointment further bolsters the organisation’s ongoing efforts to enhance health outcomes and quality of life for adults and children living with asthma in Scotland.

The organisation, which focuses on the place of patient education in the management of asthma and specialises in providing reliable health information on asthma and practical support to adults and children with asthma, Asthma Training to Businesses and healthcare professionals has had great successes delivering life-saving work across Scotland for over 14 years. These accomplishments have been made possible through the generosity of numerous individuals, sponsorship from businesses, and grants and donations from trusts and foundations.

Katie Butler brings a wealth of experience and a deep personal connection to the cause, being not only an asthma sufferer herself but also a parent of children with asthma. She will join Colin Black, FEI Managing Director of Carjon-NRG Limited/ UK Energy Technology Platform Carjon, and Barry Duncan, Managing Director & Vice President Finance at CNR International, who were recently appointed Ambassadors by the Trustees of the Foundation. Katie’s passion for supporting asthma sufferers, particularly children, shines brightly, making her a great role model for managing asthma and achieving big dreams and would make an excellent Ambassador.

“We are thrilled to welcome Katie Butler as an Ambassador for the Foundation,” said Martina Chukwuma-Ezike, Chief Executive Officer of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation. “Her dedication to supporting individuals with asthma, combined with her professional expertise and personal experience, make her an invaluable asset to our organisation. With Katie’s support, we are confident in our ability to further our mission and make a positive impact in the lives of those affected by asthma.”

As an Ambassador, Katie Butler will play a vital role in championing the life-saving work of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation, which has been providing advice, practical support, and education to over 15,000 adults and children with asthma, as well as their families and caregivers, across Scotland for nearly 15 years. Her appointment underscores the Foundation’s commitment to empowering individuals affected by asthma and driving positive change in the community.

Commenting on her appointment, Katie Butler said, “I am deeply honoured for the opportunity to support the work of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation as an Ambassador. As someone who understands firsthand the challenges of living with asthma, I am committed to working passionately with the Board of Trustees, fellow Ambassadors, the CEO and all staff and volunteers of the organisation to raise awareness, offer support, and inspire hope for those affected by this condition. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of individuals living with asthma and families managing asthma in our communities.”

To find out more about Asthma and Allergy Foundation’s life-changing programs and initiatives, or for sponsorship and partnership opportunities please visit www.asthmaandallergy.org.uk, email info@asthmaandallergy.org.uk   or call 01224 973001