International Advisory Committee

The International Advisory Committee is responsible for overseeing the roll out of the College's International Strategy, liaising with international organisations relevant to the work of the College and developing the role of the College internationally, including its role in education and training.  

The IAC meet three times each year. Our President Dr Adrian James is Chair and is supported by the Presidential Lead for International Affairs, Prof. Mohammed Al-Uzri.

If you would like to make contact about the work of the IAC, please contact our International Liaison Manager Agnes Raboczki.


President (Chair)Dr Adrian James
Presidential Lead for International AffairsProf. Mohammed Al-Uzri
Faculty RepresentativeDr Rajesh Mohan
Division RepresentativeDr Anand Ramakrishnan
DeanDr Kate Lovett
Honorary TreasurerDr Jan Falkowski
RegistrarDr Trudi Seneviratne
African Division ChairProf. Petrus deVries
European Division ChairDr Michael Best
Middle East Division Chair Dr Suhalia Ghoulum
Pan American Division ChairProf. Sophia Frangou
South Asia Division ChairDr Sandip Deshpande 
West Pacific Division Chair Prof. Steve Kisley 
PTC RepresentativeTBC
Chief ExecutiveMr Paul Rees
Chair of the Diaspora Groups CommitteeTBC
BJPsych International RepresentativeProfessor David Skuse
Chair of VIPSIGDr Sophie Thomson
Co-opted memberDr Marisa Casanova-Dias

Diaspora Groups Committee

The Diaspora Groups committee is made up of representatives from a number of independent Diaspora groups that represent psychiatrists in the UK. The committee meet 3 times a year and advises the RCPsych, via the International Advisory Committee, on matters relating to international policy and matters relating to international medical graduates. 

The following Diaspora Groups are represented on this committee:

  • British Arab Psychiatric Association
  • British Bangladeshi Psychiatrists Association
  • British Pakistani Psychiatric Association
  • British Indian Psychiatric Association
  • Mind to Mind Myanmar
  • Iranian Diaspora Association in Psychiatry
  • Sri Lankan Psychiatrists' Association of the UK
  • Sudanese Association of Psychiatrists - UK and Ireland

If you would like to make contact about the work of the Diaspora Groups committee, please contact our International Administrator Sarah Eldridge

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