Council and Co-opted members

Who sits on the Council?

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

  • Professor Dame Carrie MacEwen (GMC Ref No: 2553610): Acting Chair of Council and registrant member, Scotland
  • Mr Steven Burnett: Lay member, Wales
  • Dr Vanessa Davies: Lay member, Scotland
  • Professor Anthony Harnden (GMC Ref No: 2807869): Registrant member, England
  • Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: Lay member, England
  • Professor Paul Knight OBE (GMC Ref No: 2343239): Registrant member, Scotland
  • Professor Deepa Mann-Kler: Lay member, Northern Ireland
  • Dr Raj Patel MBE (GMC Ref no: 3103487): Registrant member, England
  • Dr Suzanne Shale: 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 two external Co-opted members who sit on our Committees.

  • Kenneth Gill - Audit and Risk Committee
  • Jon Hayes - Audit and Risk Committee
  • Keith Mackay - Investment Committee

Read the profiles of our Co-opted members.