Meaningful connection with people who understand

  • Speak to people directly impacted by brain injury who understand the challenges first-hand
  • Connect in a safe and reassuring way to share your experiences and chat about life
  • Get valuable insights and encouragement to help you on your journey

Meet the Panellists

Explore our BrainBank panel to find someone you relate to – every panellist has a unique background and experience. Once you’ve found a panellist, simply follow the prompts to book a time with them and we’ll get in touch with you.

Julian Saavedra

Julian is 29 and suffered a traumatic brain injury in a motor vehicle accident in 2010. Since then he has adapted to life with a brain injury, sharing his story with others and offering understanding for those going through similar experiences. Julian is a source of great positivity and inspiration for anyone who is adjusting to life with a brain injury.

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Marie Carroll

Marie is a wife and mother of two boys. When her youngest son Jordan was 11, he suffered a stroke which left him with an acquired brain injury. For more than a decade, Marie has been Jordan’s primary carer and greatest advocate. Marie understands the unique challenges for people with a brain injury and the emotional and physical effort involved in caring for a loved one.

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Jayden Alexanderson

Jayden suffered a traumatic brain injury after a motorcycle accident. Following initial recovery, he recognised a need to discover new hobbies and social activities to stay active and connected despite his ‘new normal’ living with brain injury. Since then, Jayden has gone on to run a range of peer group activities for people with brain injury and recently became a father.

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