Council members

Who sits on the Council?

Council is currently 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
  • Dr Shree Datta (GMC Ref No: 6076715): Registrant member, England
  • 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 Michael Marsh (GMC Ref No 3130478): Registrant member, England
  • Dame Denise Platt DBE: Lay member, England
  • Miss Amerdeep Somal: Lay member, England 

Read the profiles of our Council members.