About us Our team Our team Claire Thornber Claire Thornber is a former cauda equina syndrome patient and advocate for people living with cauda equina syndrome . Claire is the Founder of the Cauda Equina Syndrome Association and Champions Charity. She passionately raises awareness of the condition and lives in Lancashire with her family. Click here to read more about Claire. Vicky Main Vicky Main is Head of Support Services at Cauda Equina Syndrome Association and Champions Charity. Vicky is a Registered Nurse who lives with cauda equina syndrome and is passionate about raising awareness of the condition and offering support to those living with CES and their families. Click here to read more about Vicky. Steven Smith Steven Smith is a former police officer and has been living with Cauda Equina Syndrome for 10 years. Steven is passionate about raising awareness of the condition and offers a unique insight into the male perspective. Steven sits on the board of trustees and is a Peer Support Champion for Champions Charity. Click here to read more about Steven.