Gail Werkmeister

Gail is the President of the National Childbirth Trust. She lives with her husband Mike in South West London. She has 3 children - William (23), Charlotte (21) and Georgina (13). Originally from Liverpool, she has lived in London since 1974, when she began her first career as a bio-chemist at Kings College Hospital. Gail first became involved with the NCT when she attended an NCT 'refresher' antenatal class in 1984. She decided to train as an antenatal teacher and qualified in 1989. She has taught for 16years for the Wimbledon and Wandsworth branch and continued training to qualify as an NCT antenatal tutor in 1998. She currently has 10 students.
 
She became a user member of St George's Hospital Maternity Services Liaison Committee in 1992, of which she is now chair. She is also a member of the Labour Ward Forum. She has worked as a volunteer nationally for the NCT on the Teacher's Panel since 1999, of which she is currently co-chair.