Our Team

Seb Tucknott


Seb has a degree in chemical engineering and set up a web design and marketing company, Brightsite, after finishing university in 2007.

He was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2008.

Emily Tucknott


Emily trained as a journalist after leaving school and worked for several local newspapers before moving into corporate communications. She later worked as a digital marketing manager.

Emily is married to co-founder Seb and they met shortly after he was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis.

Luke Johnson

Head of Design

Luke left Falmouth University in 2007 with a degree in fine art but in 2009 decided to focus his skills on digital design. In 2012 he joined Seb’s company, Brightsite, but now spends the majority of his time working on IBDrelief. 

Faye Spiller

Marketing Assistant

Clemmie Macpherson

Nutritional Therapist

Clemmie was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis aged 9 and now lives with a j-pouch. She runs the Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (NALM) Clinic in London, specialising in supporting people with IBD.

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