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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, submit recommendations for Fellowship, nominate assessors for advisory appointments committees, nominate examiners, 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 Breakdown of the Executive Committee is as follows:


Position Member
Elected Officers:  
Chair Dr Margaret Campbell
Vice Chair Dr Ross Overshott
Finance Officer Dr Paul Strickland
Education Standards & Training Dr Graham Ness
Elected Members:  
  Dr Fareed Bashir
  Dr Samer Khalil
  Dr Ankush Singhal
  Dr Jon Van Niekerk
Policy Reps:  
Central Policy Committee Dr Ross Overshott
Appointed, Ex-Officio and Co-opted:          
Affiliate Representative Dr Masood Qureshi
User/Carer Representatives 2 Representatives within the Division
PTC Representatives

Dr Hannah Cappleman
Dr Declan Hyland
Dr Khurram Sadiq

Specialty Doctor Representative  Dr Gopal Chinnari
Public Education Officers

Dr Sonu Sharma

Dr Ross Overshott

Co-Opted MDE Reps

Dr David Fearnley


Co-Opted Member

Dr Shahid Quraishi


Ex-Officio Members

Dr Yusuf Pervez

Dr Priya Joshi

Dr Miriam Naheed

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