Heart Heroes Wales

Everyone who was nominated is very special and we are proud so many amazing people have the chance to be recognised for their fight against heart disease. 

We are delighted to announce the shortlisted nominees for our BHF Cymru Supporter Day are as follows:

Young Hero Award

For an exceptional young person raising awareness of the BHF's aims and ambitions. This person might be a heart patient, a campaigner, a blogger, a volunteer or a fundraiser.

  • Charlie Cronick
  • Sam Galvin

Fighting spirit award

This award will go to an individual or group of people who have been affected by congenital heart disease and used their experiences as a force for good.

  • Jack Casey

Heart Health Professional

This award will go to an individual who has shown drive and commitment to improve the lives of heart patients and/or their families. This could be BHF-funded scientists, cardiologists, cardiac rehabilitation instructors, pharmacists, GP's and nurses.

  • Dr Gethin Ellis
  • Michelle Johnson 
  • Dr Adrian Raybould

Inspiration Award

For involving and inspiring others in the fight for every heartbeat. This could be demonstrated through their fundraising efforts, taking part in a physical challenge, organising an event or volunteering activities.

  • Peter Barker 
  • Captain Beany
  • Jovita Jones
The Heart Heroes section of the day takes place in the afternoon of our Supporter day events. If you are interested to hear about the work of the BHF, meet our Chief Executive Simon Gillespie and our funded researchers and see our science up close, you can register for your local Supporter Day here.