Executive committee 

The Executive Committee is made up of members from all regions of London, and include a representative from every specialty.

Any member who wishes to contact the Committee can do so via the Division Manager.

Dr Peter Hughes is a Consultant Psychiatrist/Hon Senior Lecturer based at Springfield University Hospital - London. He is a Global Mental Health Specialist. He is the Chair of Volunteering and International psychiatry’s special interest group. He has a Special interest in integration of mental health into primary care globally and is an expert in mhGAP.

Dr Sujaa Rajagopal Arokiadass is a Consultant psychiatrist in Specialist Early Intervention for psychosis. A Nye Bevan Leadership Graduate and an NHS70 Women Leadership Awards Winner, she has an interest in Clinical Leadership and previously held an Associate Medical Director role in an NHS Trust. She is a Clinical trainer for Higher psychiatric trainees and Physician Associates. She also holds a Trust wide Community Lead role for the National Clinical Audit on Psychosis and is Joint Chair for a Trust wide Physical Health Community of Practice in North East London. She has served as an RCPsych London Division Executive for 4 years prior to her current role as Vice Chair of the London Division.

Dr Ilyas Mirza is a Consultant Psychiatrist at Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health (NHS) Trust. He is also the Trust R&D Director and Educational Supervisor with the UCLP Higher Psychiatric Training Scheme.

He has an interest in improving mental health services in low- income populations.

(E = elected C = co-opted)

MemberYear of JoiningPosition
Dr Peter Hughes2018 (E)Chair
Dr Sujaa Rajagopal Arokiadass2018 (E)Vice Chair
Dr Ilyas Mirza2016 (E)Financial Officer
Ms Jude Black2016 (A)Carers Representative
Commander Luke Baker2018Psychiatric Trainees' Committee
Dr Kenneth Courtenay2010 (C)Co-opted Member
Dr Mujtaba Husain
2016Education Training and Standards Rep
Dr Francis Keaney
2016 (E)Elected Member
Dr Rehana Akther
2018 (E)Elected Member
Dr Mutaz Hussain
2018 (E)
Elected Member
Dr Punita Sharma2018 (E)Elected Member

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