International committees

International Advisory Committee

The International Advisory Committee (IAC) 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 Lade Smith is Chair and is supported by the Presidential Lead for Global Mental Health Strategy, Professor Mohammed Al-Uzri.

The International Advisory Committee membership includes the Chair of the Diaspora Groups Committee. 

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

IAC members

President (Chair)Dr Lade Smith CBE
Presidential Lead for Global Mental Health Professor Mohammed Al-Uzri
Faculty RepresentativeDr Mani Krishnan
Chair of the Diaspora Groups Committee and Division RepresentativeDr Shahid Latif
DeanProfessor Subodh Dave
Honorary TreasurerProfessor John Crichton
RegistrarDr Trudi Seneviratne
African Division ChairDr Neil Horn
European Division ChairDr Angela Carballedo
Middle Eastern Division Chair Dr Ovais Wadoo
Pan American Division ChairProfessor Kenneth Kaufman
South Asian Division ChairDr T Manoj Kumar
Western Pacific Division ChairProfessor Steve Kisely
Devolved Nations RepresentativeDr Maria Atkins
PTC RepresentativeDr Ishmail Memon
Chief ExecutiveMrs Sonia Walter
BJPsych International RepresentativeDr Marinos Kyriakopoulos
Chair of VIPSIGDr Anis Ahmed
Specialist Advisor for MTIDr Fabida Aria
Co-opted MemberDr Julian Beezhold
Co-opted MemberDr Marisa Casanova-Dias
Co-opted MemberDr Peter Hughes
Co-opted MemberDr Margaret Gani
Co-opted MemberDr Peter Woodruff

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:

If you would like to make contact about the work of the Diaspora Groups Committee, please contact Agnes Raboczki, International Manager.

Read more to receive further information regarding a career in psychiatry