Surgery on the frontline in Ukraine: David Nott in conversation with Bridget Kendall

We are delighted to announce that The BEARR Trust is hosting an event with our Co-Founder David, to discuss his work providing emergency surgical care and training local doctors in Ukraine.

David will be in conversation with award-winning journalist and BEARR patron, Bridget Kendall, to share his stories of working in crisis and catastrophe zones for over 25 years – including the delivery of two HEST courses in Ukraine. The online event will take place at 18:30 BST on Monday 27 June via Zoom.

About Bridget Kendall

Bridget Kendall worked for the BBC for over 30 years, specialising in Soviet and Russian affairs after graduating from Oxford and Harvard universities. From 1989 to 1995, Bridget was the BBC’s Moscow correspondent, covering the final years of the USSR and the first years of post-Soviet Russia.

As the BBC’s Diplomatic correspondent from 1998 to 2016, she covered conflicts in Chechnya, Georgia, Tajikistan and Ukraine, among others, and in 2001 and 2006 she conducted two interviews with Vladimir Putin, both broadcast live to the world from inside the Kremlin.

In 2016, Bridget was elected Master of Peterhouse Cambridge. She is also a patron of The BEARR Trust.

Register to attend this special event today