Council and Co-opted members

Who sits on the Council?

Council is made up of six medical professionals and six lay (non-medical) members.

  • Dame Clare Marx (GMC Ref No: 2387293): Chair of Council and registrant member, England
  • Mr Steven Burnett: Lay member, Wales
  • Lady Christine Eames: Lay member, Northern Ireland
  • Professor Anthony Harnden (GMC Ref No: 2807869): Registrant member, England
  • Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: Lay member, England
  • Professor Deirdre Kelly (GMC Ref No: 2598565): Registrant member, England
  • Professor Paul Knight OBE (GMC Ref No: 2343239): Registrant member, Scotland
  • Dame Suzi Leather: Lay member, England
  • Dr Raj Patel MBE (GMC Ref no: 3103487): Registrant member, England
  • Dame Denise Platt DBE: Lay member, England
  • Miss Alison Wright (GMC Ref No: 3498288): Registrant member, England

Read the profiles of our Council members.

Who are our Co-opted members?

We have five external Co-opted members who sit on our Committees.

  • Elizabeth Butler - Audit and Risk Committee
  • Kenneth Gill - Audit and Risk Committee
  • Keith Mackay - Investment Committee
  • Tim Scholefield - Investment Committee
  • David Stewart - Investment Committee

Read the profiles of our Co-opted members.