As Follow up manager at New Life Georgia, Sophie deals directly with all intended parents with confidentiality and dedication, manages and coordinates their inquiries, provides support to ensure patients satisfaction, answers to all initial questions in details, introduces available program, and makes negotiations for final agreements.
Sam is dad to two girls Zoe & Ruby via surrogacy and has become one of the globe’s foremost commentators and researchers on surrogacy trends. He convenes conferences and seminars for intended parents in Ireland, UK, Australia and Scandinavia. Sam consults with singles and couples from around the globe to assist them to plan safe and reliable routes to building families through surrogacy. He has behind-the-scenes knowledge of providers in the US, Ukraine, Greece Georgia and Australia, as well as years of experience with South-east Asian surrogacy. He has seen the best and worst that surrogacy can deliver. He continues to promote best practice through conferences and online resources. He runs a healthcare research consultancy and is the author of three books.
Annette specialises in family law and surrogacy arrangements. Annette has been with PKHL for many years, qualified as a solicitor in 1998, having obtained an honours degree from University College Dublin in 1994. Annette completed the Law Society Family Law Diploma in 2010 and has assisted many Irish couples with the legal issues involved in cross-border surrgoacy, particularly in Ukraine
Dr Tsakos has excellent English, has extensive, certified training in the United Kingdom. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, a Board Member Representative of the Royal College for Greece and Cyprus, a Board Member of the Hellenic Society of Assisted Reproduction.
and a member of the British, European and American Fertility Societies.
Kateryna obtained her Bachelor Degree in International Economic Relations in 2010 and Master’s Degree in International Relations in 2013. She is fluent in English, Polish, Ukrainian and Russian. In 2013 she started working as medical coordinator of the surrogacy program. She assistedIntended Parents throughout the surrogacy journey and provided them with information. Kateryna also worked with the Surrogate Mothers starting from their examinations, through stimulation and during all the pregnancy process. Starting from 2017 she has been the surrogacy program manager and welcomes the opportunity to be a part of an amazing team which makes dreams come true each and every day.
Dr Ward originally hails from the hills of Donegal. He adapted the hills of West Cork as his new home and helped set up the SIMs IVF Cork Lab in 2014. He completed his PhD in 2001 which was focused on improving existing IVF techniques at that time and predicting male fertility using a host of in vitro diagnostic tests. During his career as an embryologist, Fabian has been responsible for the introduction of electronic witnessing and vitrification of eggs and embryos in new and existing Irish IVF laboratories.
Geraldine and her partner married in March 2012. Two years later Geraldine was diagnosed with cancer of the womb/endometrial cancer. She underwent fertility treatment in Ireland prior to surgery to preserve her embryos. After 3 IVF cycles they were left with two precious embryos. In March 2015 they commenced surrogacy with Intersono, shipping their embryos to Ukraine. Their beautiful baby boy was born on 21st May 2016.