Rob Manning considers himself to be the luckiest man alive. When everything went catastrophically wrong he had everything that needed to happen, happen miraculously.
After being diagnosed with end-stage liver disease caused by an autoimmune condition and complicated by alcohol consumption, he spent 2 weeks in a coma over Christmas 2021 waking on 2 January 2022 with a new lease on life and the liver of a deceased person. This former executive had his life saved by a selfless and generous donation by a family at the lowest point of grief. A father of one married for 26 years, He now campaigns tirelessly to raise awareness about organ and tissue donation and life-saving transplants.
He wants the government to make it possible to celebrate deceased donors as heroes and make a contribution towards the funeral expenses of the deceased donors’ families.!