Regulating doctors, ensuring good medical practice

Interests of Council members

Professor Sir Peter Rubin (GMC Ref No: 1743089), Chair

Organisation Position
University of Nottingham Professor of Therapeutics
Nottingham University Hospitals Hon Consultant Physician
Royal College of Physicians (London) Fellow
Association of Physicians Member
Medical Protection Society Member
BMA Member
Royal College of GPs Honorary Fellow
Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) Honorary Fellow
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Honorary Fellow

Dr Shree Datta (GMC Ref No: 6076715)

Organisation Position
British Medical Association Director

Lady Christine Eames

Organisation   Position
Leonard Cheshire Disability UK Trustee and Northern Ireland Chair
Cancer Focus Trustee
Christian Aid Ireland Trustee
Northern Ireland Child Contact Centre Advisor
Homestart Ambassador
Hunterhouse College Governor
Barnardos Committee member
Two sons Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons, one Daughter-in-law a GP and one Daughter-in-law a Consultant Dermatologist.
Mr Michael Eames and Dr Elizabeth McMullan (Eames) are Directors of an Independent Health Care Provider.
Mr Niall Eames is a Partner in Private Consulting Rooms.

Professor Michael Farthing (GMC Ref No: 1570249)

Organisation Position
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust Non-Executive Director
United European Gastroenterology Federation President elect
UK Research Integrity Office Vice Chair
Universities UK Board member and Trustee    
Royal College of Physicians Fellow
Academy of Medical Sciences Fellow
British Society of Gastroenterology Association Member
American Gastroenterology Association Member
Royal Society of Medicine Fellow

Baroness Helene Hayman

Organisation Position
Sabin Vaccine Institute (USA Charity) Trustee
All Party Group on Malaria and Neglected Tropical diseases Vice Chair
Maternal and Newborn Health Unit, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Chair, Advisory Committee
Malaria Consortium Trustee

Professor the Lord Ajay Kakkar (GMC Ref No: 3291900)

Organisation Position
University College London (UCL) Professor of Surgery
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust(UCLH) Consultant Surgeon
University College London Partners (UCLP) Chairman for Clinical Quality
Thrombosis Research Institute (TRI) Director
Royal College of Surgeons Fellow
Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh Fellow
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI) Member
Society of Academic and Research Surgeons (SARS) Member
Medical Defence Union (MDU) Member
Health Honours Committee Member
House of Lords Member
British Medical Association Member
House of Lords Appointments Commission Chairman
Occasional scientific and advisory consulting work and honoraria in the field of thrombosis research: Bayer Healthcare; Boehringer Ingelheim; Bristol-Meyer Squibb; Daiichi Sankyo; Eisai, Inc; Novartis AG; Pfizer, Inc; Sanofi.

Professor Deirdre Kelly (GMC Ref No: 2598565)

Organisation Position
Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Paediatrician
Academic/private/legal practice Self employed
Novartis/Roche/Sanofi Pasteur/Astellas Consultant/Advisory Board Member on the design of clinical trials in children/standards of formulation for immuno-suppression and therapy of viral hepatitis
Roche, Novartis, Gliead, Bristol Myers Squibb, Astellas, Schering Plough, Lumena Pharma, Jannsen Pharma, Merck, Sharp & Dohme, Vertex Pharma, Sanofi Pasteur The Liver Unit at Birmingham Children’s Hospital receives grants/payment of trial expenses for clinical trials in children with viral hepatitis and/or immunosuppression
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Member/Fellow
American Gastroenterological Association Member/Fellow
American Society of Transplantation Member/Fellow
British Association for the Study of the Liver Member/Fellow
British Transplantation Society Member/Fellow
British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Member/Fellow
British Viral Hepatitis Group Member/Fellow
European Association for the Study of Liver Member/Fellow
European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Member/Fellow
International Paediatric Transplant Association Member/Fellow
Royal College of Physicians Member/Fellow
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Member/Fellow
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Member/Fellow
Children’s Congenital Health Services Clinical Implementation Advisory Group (from June 2012 to December 2013) Chairman
Liver Alliance (from Dec 2011) Member
Advisory Group on Hepatitis (from March 2010) Member
Muscular Dystrophy Campaign – Services Development Committee (from Oct 2010) Member
Health Foundation (from Dec 2008) Governor
ACCEA West Midlands Sub Committee (from Oct 2009 to September 2013) Medical Vice Chair
Children Living with Inherited Metabolic Diseases (CLIMB – from 1999) Medical Advisor
Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust (from July 2013) Associate Non Executive Director
New Congenital Heart Disease Review: Clinician Group (From Sept 2013) Chairman

Dame Suzi Leather

Organisation Position
RCOG and RPSH Honorary fellow
Ethics Committee of RCOG Chair
Hospiscare Devon Vice President
Lankellychase Foundation Chair
United Kingdom Accreditation Service Non-executive director
Labour Party Member
Fairness Commission for Plymouth Chair
Brother, sister, sister in law and a daughter are all practising doctors.

Professor Jim McKillop (GMC Ref No: 1328765)

Organisation Position
Royal College of Physicians London Fellow
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow Fellow
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh Fellow
Royal College of Radiologists Fellow
Academy of Medical Educators Honorary Fellow
Scottish Deans Medical Education Group Former Chair
Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions Adivser/Former member
University of Orebro, Sweden Honorary Doctorate
International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur Member, Professional Education Advisory Committee
St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow Vestry Secretary
GMC Pension scheme Trustee
Academy of Medical Sciences Fellow

Dame Denise Platt

Organisation Position
Committee on Standards in Public Life Member
NSPCC Trustee
Lloyds TSB Foundation Trustee
NAT (National AIDS Trust) Chair
School of Social Care Research Member, Advisory Board
Commission on Assisted Dying Member 2010 - 2012
Working Group to review the Regulatory Governance of the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales Member
Chair of appointment panels to recruit Electoral Commissioners for the UK (including nominated Commissioners)
Member of appointments panel for appointment of Chair and Board of the new Independent Press Standards Organisation
Independent Chair of the Panel to appoint the Chair of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority

Mrs Enid Rowlands

Organisation Position
Victim Support Chair
Information Commissioners Office Non-executive Director
National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) Trustee
Solicitors Regulatory Authority (1st January 2013) Non-executive Board Member
BUPA Association Member
GMC Pension scheme Trustee
Mrs Enid Rowland's husband Huw Vaughan Thomas is Auditor General for Wales (he took up the post on 1 October 2010).

Dr Hamish Wilson

Organisation Position
Healthcare Improvement Scotland Vice Chair and Non-executive Board Member
Scottish Dental Practice Board Lay Member
Royal College of General Practitioners Honorary Fellow
Scottish Advisory Board of Marie Curie Cancer Care Member
Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain Lay Member
Royal Pharmaceutical Society Faculty Board Member
GMC Pension scheme Trustee