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Dr Alastair McKinlay

BSG President
Term of Office to June 2022

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Dr Andy Veitch

BSG President-Elect
Term of Office to June 2022

WGO Rep, International Committee
Term of Office to Nov 2022

Committee Member, International Committee

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Dr Stuart McPherson

BSG Senior Secretary
Term of Office to June 2021

Senior Secretary, International Committee

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Mich

Vacant Position

Treasurer
Term of Office TBC

Ian Penman

Dr Ian Penman

Chair and Appointed Vice-President Endoscopy
Term of Office to June 2022

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Dr Harriet Gordon

BSG Council Member
Term of Office to June 2022

Council, Education Committee
Term of Office to June 2022

Demographics & Workforce, SWiG Committee
Term of Office to June 2022

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Dr Melanie Lockett

BSG Council Member,
Term of Office to June 2022

Clinical Services & Standards Committee
Term of Office to June 2022

Consultant & SASG Development, SWiG Events
Term of Office to June 2022

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Ms Marina Azdejkovic

Independent Lay Trustee

Marina has worked for a number of international organisations in finance roles. She is currently working in London for the Standard Chartered Bank as a Director, Operations and Governance for a Sustainability function. She is also responsible for looking after governance and finance of the Standard Chartered Foundation which she helped set up in 2019.

Mr Tom Budd

Independent Lay Trustee

After qualifying as a solicitor, Tom studied for a postgraduate law degree at the University of Cambridge before joining Slaughter and May and two subsequent law firms. He is currently a partner in the London office of an international law firm, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he serves as co-chair of the firm’s Global Finance practice group. Tom is also an honorary legal adviser to the Order of St John.

Ms Joanne Flitcroft

Independent Lay Trustee

I am a qualified solicitor and having trained in London, I spent almost 20 years as an in-house lawyer before setting up my company Opallios in 2016. I provide consultancy advice to companies in the life sciences sector and in particular advice on issues concerned with pharmacovigilance, compliance and risk management. I am a member of the Board of Governors at Edge Hill University and a school governor. When I am not working, I enjoy learning about the Ancient Greeks and Romans and I am a very keen traveller.

Chris Kavanagh

Mr Chris Kavanagh

Independent Lay Trustee

Chris is the EMEA co-head of the Charity & Education Investment Group at Goldman Sachs. Working with a diverse range of charities and universities across the globe, Chris advises board members and executive teams on investment strategy and sustainable portfolio implementation. With a particular focus on sustainable finance, Chris is heavily involved in the development of the ESG and Impact Investing platform at Goldman Sachs and on the sustainable investment strategies of his clients. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Chris worked at Barclays and Macquarie Group in both Sydney and London.  Chris has a BSc in Accounting from the University of Technology Sydney, is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Securities and Investments and holds an MBA with Distinction from the University of London.

Mr Richard Lanyon

Independent Lay Trustee

Richard spent his entire career in investment management, initially at the stockbrokers Laurence Prust followed by Framlington where he was the Director in charge of Pension Management. In 1992 he joined Rathbones where he was Head of Investment Management for 10 years.

He has now retired and able to devote more time to charitable activities.

Ms Rosemary Lloyd

Independent Lay Trustee

Rosemary has extensive experience in Human Resources in the Retail, Consultancy and Financial sectors, with experience in a full range of HR activities including recruitment, training, reward, benefits and employee relations. In her most recent role as HR Director, she led a team of 20.

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