Executive and Council

The Association is governed by a Council of Committee Chairs, Regional Chairs and Ordinary Members. The President chairs Council with the support of Presidents Past and Elect. A non-Executive Director advises on non-scientific matters. Council meetings take place three times a year.

The Executive Committee oversees the day-to-day business of running the Association and reports to Council.  The Committee, Chaired by the President meets four times a year.

The Chief Executive serves in ex-officio capacity to both Council and the Executive Committee.

Council - Honorary Officers & Directors

  • Katharine Hayden - President 
  • Bernie Croal - Past President 
  • Sarah Glover - Company Secretary
  • Kamaljit Chatha - Director of Publications & Communications
  • Ben Nicholson - Director of Finance
  • Hazel Borthwick - Director of Education, Training & Workforce
  • Alexandra Yates - Director of Scientific Affairs
  • Mayur Patel - Director of Clinical Practice
  • Emma Lewis - Director of Regulatory Affairs
  • Sarah Robinson - Director of Conferences & Events
  • Rob Shorten - Chair of the Microbiology Professional Committee
  • Elizabeth Bateman - Chair of the Immunology Professional Committee

Council - National Members & Directors

  • Ian Godber  - National Member
  • Alison Jones - National Member
  • Prangige Dilini Peiris - National Member

Council - Regional Members & Directors

  • Carrie Chadwick - North West
  • Kathryn Ryan - Northern Ireland
  • Alison Bransfield - Republic of Ireland
  • Rebecca Pattenden - Scotland
  • Anna Barton - South West & Wessex
  • Robyn Shea - Southern
  • Stephen Gibbons - Trent, Northern & Yorkshire
  • Susan Prosser - Wales
  • Pervaz Mohammed - West Midlands

Council - Invited Members

  • Victoria Logan - Chief Executive
  • Divine Azange - Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Champion
  • Alan Courtney - Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Champion
  • Monika Jankute - Chair Trainees Committee
  • vacant - Chair Corporate Members' Executive
  • vacant - Representative of Royal College of Pathologists