Matt Eagles – UK
I am a passionate Patient Engagement Advocate , Keynote speaker, Event Chair and Panelist. I also head up a unique project helping people with Parkinson’s and their families live brighter happy lives turning potentially awkward situations into parkywins. Parkylife
My Keynote speaking and engagements as a panellist include : Wired Health 2017 ( March 2017), Founders Forum Health Tech, (June 2017, ) , Financial Times Live Health Summit Europe ( June 2017) , MindshareHuddle (Nov 2017 ), Digitial Health World Congress ( Nov 2017 ), BNA Winter Symposium , ( Dec 2017) ,Virtual Futures Salon (Feb 2018 ) , CogX Festival of Ai, Founders Forum Healthtech (June 2018 ), 2nd Speech and Swallowing School for Parkinson's (July 2018) AIMed Europe (Sept 2018) I also proudly chaired #IMPatient , the first ever patient curated and led section at a commercial pharma conference at EYEFORPHARMA Patient Summit Europe ( Sep I am a patient ambassador for Deep Brain Stimulation surgery for Medtronic for the UK Over the last few years I have had some high profile media coverage courtesy of Parkinson's UK where I have been given the opportunity to share my experiences about living and working with Parkinson's Disease since I was 7 years old and taking over 220,000 units of medication . I have been interviewed on ITV Daybreak , BBC NWT x 3 , BBC Radio 4 Saturday Live , BBC Five Live ( Stephen Nolan Show , Phil Williams Show ) Newstalk (Ireland ), BBC World Service x2 , Sky News , The Independent and The Mirror.
I was an accredited football photographer at London 2012
I have had several articles published on my experiences with Parkinson's Disease including the Huffington Post , Parkinson's Europe .
Contributor to The Mighty.com ( they have over 150 million readers ) and featured on BuzzFeed and Parkinson's Life .
Currently on the European Steering Committee for #IMPatient Conference in Barcelona 2019