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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee meets quarterly and the Terms of Reference for the committee can be found here.  It has a remit to elect members, nominate regional advisors and deputy regional advisors, submit recommendations for fellowship, nominate assessors for advisory appointment committees, nominate examiners and submit nominations for Clinical Excellence Awards.

The Chair: Has overall responsibility for the members of the Executive Committee.

The Vice Chair: Is responsible for providing the College Registrar with the number of members in the Division, the number of meetings held each year and details of elected officers.

The Finance Officer: Is responsible for keeping account of Division expenditure and submitting a yearly business plan to the treasurer.

The Executive Committee also has four elected members, several co-opted and ex-officio members, regional representation from nine Faculties and a patient carer representative.


The Members of the Executive Committee are:


Position Member
Elected Officers:  
Chair Dr Julian Whaley
Vice Chair Dr Suresh Babu
Financial Officer Dr Aniruddha Rajkonwar
Education and Training

Dr Ged Garry

Elected Members: Dr Sara Davies
  Dr Moshieve Edwin
  Dr Sally Foster
  Dr Neelakandan Murugesan
Policy Representatives:  
Policy Committee Dr Suresh Babu
Appointed, Ex-Officio and Co-opted:  
Academic Secretary

Dr Christian Hosker


Dr Tom Hughes

Specialty Doctor Representative Dr Renato Merroli
Recruitment Lead Dr Aniruddha Rajkonwar
Patient/Carer Representative Judith Webster
Trainee Representative VACANCY
Public Education Officer Dr Paul Blenkiron
Regional Advisors

Dr Marios Adamou

Dr Bob Barber

Dr Prabhat Mahapatra

Dr Asif Ramzan

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