Our team

The office

A team of 3 people is at the Dispensaire Français every day from Monday to Friday, running the medical and health clinics, advising and helping people in need and running the daily operations of the Dispensaire :

  • Jérôme Walczak-Capèle – Director
  • Anne Castellani – Healthcare Assistant
  • Fanny Dulin – Receptionist and Administrative Manager

The medical team

General practitioners and specialists, both French and English, work on a voluntary basis according to availability.

General practitioners

  • Dr Marguerite Anderson, general practitioner
  • Dr Zoe Bellamy MD, general practitioner
  • Dr Odile Lhopitallier MD, general practitioner, president of the Medical Committee of DF-SFB
  • Dr Odile de Mesmay, MD, general practitioner
  • Dr Laura Munoz MD, general practitioner
  • Dr Hélène Nguyen MD, general practitioner
  • Dr Olivier Reymond MD, general practitioner

Specialists Physicians


  • Dr Isabelle Roussin, cardiologist


  • Dr Sophie Bouvresse, dermatologist


  • Dr Chantal Dewast MD, CES of medical gynaecologist, Cromwell Hospital, Dean Medical Center


  • Mr Hamid Daya, BSc MBChB FRCS, consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, St George’s Hospital


  • Dr Sophie Batut, paediatrician
  • Dr Sophie Flammarion, paediatrician


  • Dr Caroline Pontvert, psychiatrist


  • Mr Nadey S. Hakim MD, PhD, FRCS, FRCSI, surgeon consultant, St Mary’s Hospital

Health professionals


  • Anne Castellani, nurse


  • Leena Bachir, nutritionist
  • Huguette Lelong, nutritionnist
  • Nathalie Vauterin, nutritionist


  • Mr Romain Luquet, physiotherapist, osteopath MCSP
  • Ms Lauranne Thomas, osteopath DE
  • Ms Céline Wolff, osteopath


  • Sophie Mahjoub, physiotherapist
  • Benjamin Perfetti, physiotherapist
  • Pascal Rodriguez, physiotherapist


  • Ms Vanessa Berdugo, DESS clinical and pathological psychology
  • Ms Anne Bizot-Burgess, accredited by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and British Psychoanalytical council. Couple Therapist, trained at Tavistock Centre for couple Relationships
  • Ms Cindy Caraguel, clinical psychologist
  • Ms Laura Chamouard, clinical psychologist
  • Ms Nathalie Dubreuil, MBPsS, psychologist in charge of the youth center
  • Ms Fanny Gapenne, clinical psychologist
  • Ms Beatrice Granger, clinical psychologist
  • Ms Camille Lheureux, clinical psychologist
  • Dr Sylvain Maubrun, clinical psychologist
  • Ms Laure de Nadaillac, clinical psychologist
  • Dr Julien Quertainmont, occupational psychologist
  • Ms Caroline San Juan, neuropsychologist
  • Dr Salima Schreiter, PhD social psychologist / psychologist, TCC


  • Ms Malika Van Grutten, DE


  • Ms Vahiria Janbon, child psychotherapist – MBACP
  • Dr Jean-Baptiste Cossoul, psychotherapist, psychiatrist in France

Speech therapy

  • Ms Anna Lalot, speech therapist
  • Ms Maud Sérieux, speech therapist

CQC consultant

  • Martha Walker, CQCConsultancy

The social team

Club and visits team

  • Fleur Bérard
  • Blandine Charteris (in charge of the social committee)
  • Elisabeth Chermette
  • Florence Cousyn
  • Christine Ettinger
  • Véronique de Gennes
  • Kim Gudenus
  • Gabrielle Monville
  • Egidia Poloni
  • Cécile Rochdi
  • Astrid Topiol

The trustees

A team of 13 trustees guides the direction and governance of the Dispensaire Français – Société Française de Bienfaisance :

  • Cécile d’Angelin – President- London Representative Institut Montaigne
  • Blandine Charteris – Former Director of the Dispensaire Français – Société Française de Bienfaisance
  • Laurent Debacker – Derivatives Broker
  • Chantal Dewast – Medical Gynaecologist, BUPA Cromwell Hospital, London
  • Fiora Giorgini Mallevays – Partner, Savigny Partners LLP
  • Julie Lamirel – Fund manager
  • Odile Lhopitallier – General practitioner, BUPA Cromwell Hospital, London
  • Odile Lombard Mourre – Risk Analyst
  • Marie Madelain – Lawyer
  • Elisabeth Maxwell – Partner, Mazars LLP
  • Samer Melki – Consul General of France in London
  • David Stockley – Former President and CEO, EMI International
  • Brigitte Williams – Director, Derek Williams Films Editor Limited