About us

Our purpose is to liaise with, and help educate and inform:

  • members
  • colleagues within the College
  • external statutory and voluntary groups and agencies.

We believe that this will support the aim of improving the standard of care given to those who look to us for help.

Due to increasing sub-specialisation, we feel it is important that members' views are adequately represented.

Executive committee

Member Year of joining Position
Dr William Boland 2019 (E) Chair
Dr Jonathan Scott 2019 (E) Vice Chair
Dr Asif Bachlani 2019 (E) Financial Officer
Dr Alessandro Colasanti 2017 (C) Academic Secretary
Dr Andrea Malizia 2017 (E) Academic Secretary
Dr Nozomi Akanuma 2017 (E) Committee Member
Dr Daniel Armstrong 2017 (E) Committee Member
Dr William Boland 2019 (E) Committee Member
Dr Oliver Dale 2017 (E) Committee Member
Dr Subodh Dave 2015 (C) Committee Member
Dr Nora Gribbin 2016 (C) Committee Member
Dr Saloni Gupta 2018 (C) PTC Rep
Dr Sumeet Gupta 2017 (E) Committee Member
Mrs Jacquie Jamieson 2017 (C) User/Carer Representative
Mrs Kate King 2017 (C) User/Carer Representative
Dr Imran Malik 2017 (E) Committee Member
Dr Rowan McClean 2017 (C) Northern Ireland
Dr Joanna Moncrieff 2019 (E) Committee Member
Dr Andrew Moore 2017 (E) Committee Member
Dr Balarao Oruganti 2015 (C) Wales
Dr Russell Razzaque 2017 (E) Committee Member
Dr Abdi Sanati 2019 (E) Committee Member
Dr Nicholas Stafford 2019 (E) Committee Member
Dr Thomas Stockmann 2019 (C) Committee Member
Dr Jon Van Niekerk 2019 (E) Committee Member
Dr Indira Vinjamuri 2018 (C) Committee Member
Dr Latha Weston 2017 (E) Committee Member



Dr Asif Bachlani London - South West
Dr Yennunanda Vishnu Gopal Trent
Dr Rachna Gurtu Bansal Eastern
Dr Rupesh Adimulam Eastern
Dr Mukesh Kripalani London - North East and Central
Vacant South West
Dr Chris Mortimore South West
Dr Simmi Sachdeva-Mohan South Eastern (Oxford)
Dr Smita Pandit South Eastern (Oxford)
Dr Gurprit Pannu South Eastern
Dr Nicholas Stafford West Midlands
Dr Shahid Quraishi North West
Dr Venkatraghavan Ramaswamy North East
Dr Parveen Sharma North West
Dr Bapu Ravindranath Mersey
Dr Debakanta Behera Mersey
Dr Johnathan Scott London - North West
Dr Baxi Sinha North East
Dr Julie Robinson Yorkshire
Dr Mona-Lisa Kwentoh Yorkshire
Vacant London - South East
Dr Catherine McDonnell Northern Ireland
Dr McClean Rowan Northern Ireland
Vacant Northern Ireland
Dr Umama Khan South Eastern (Wessex)
Dr Sunil Joseph Wales
Dr Bala Oruganti Wales
VACANT West Scotland
Dr Jim Crabb Scotland
Vacant South East Scotland
Vacant East Scotland
Dr Alastair Palin North Scotland
Vacant Wessex

General Adult psychiatrists make up 40% of the psychiatrists working in the UK, and our faculty is the route by which our views are represented in the College and beyond.

Our numbers and our workloads mean that we are the backbone of psychiatry in the services in which we work, and it is therefore important that this perspective is represented through the structures of the College and more widely.

We are committed to the delivery of comprehensive, high quality secondary care mental health services and see the role of well trained and well supported psychiatrists as central to this goal.

By promoting the importance of our everyday work, we seek to support members as they continue to show great commitment to their patients, their patients’ families and the communities in which they work even during times of financial pressure and constraint. 

General adult psychiatrists are skilled in the management of complexity and risk, and these skills are of immense benefit to the people who we see and the organisations and communities in which we work. As a faculty we need to understand the challenges we all face, as well as the successes we achieve.

All members of our faculty are part of this and we want to continue to support our members vigorously in the work they do.

All of us at every level can lead, and our faculty exists to encourage us all to see that we can do this.

View our nine clinical networks designed to support our members.

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