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

Who's Who on the Executive Committee and Sub Committees


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: Reports to and is a member of the College Central Executive Committee and 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 user carer representative.


The Members of the Executive Committee are:


Position Member
Elected Officers:  
Chair Dr Julian Whaley
Vice Chair Dr Suresh Babu

(Co-opted until 2014)

Finance Officer Dr Andy Talbot
Education Standards & Training

Dr Ged Garry

Elected Members: Dr Yan Kon
  Dr Bridget Everett
  Dr Moshieve Edwin
  Dr Sally Foster
  Dr Neelakandan Murugesan 
Policy Representatives:  
Central Policy Committee Dr Julian Whaley
English Policy Committee Dr Julian Whaley
Appointed, Ex-Officio and Co-opted:  
Academic Secretary

Dr Simon Gilbody


Dr Stuart Watson

Affiliate Representative Dr Rajiv Khushu
User/Carer Representative Vacancy
PTC Representative Dr Keith Reid
Public Education Officer Dr Paul Blenkiron

Dr Andy Talbot

Dr Marios Adamou

Dr Bob Barber

Dr Teresa O'Dwyer

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