About the Faculty of the Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability

Executive committee

Member Year of joining Position
Dr Indermeet Sawhney 2022 (E) Chair
Prof. Rohit Shankar 2022 (E) Vice Chair
Dr Mahesh Odiyoor 2022 (E) Financial Officer
Dr Anupama Iyer 2022 (E) Academic Secretary
Dr Ezhil Anand 2022 (E) Committee Member
Dr David Anderson 2023 (C) Higher Trainee Representative
Dr Bijil Arackal 2020 (E) Committee Member
Dr Amy Blake 2022 (E) Committee Member
Dr Harm Boer 2022 (E) Committee Member
Dr Catherine Bright 2020 (E) Committee Member
Dr Kenneth Courtenay 2022 (C) Immediate Past Chair
Dr Jana de Villiers 2021 (C) Scotland
Dr Heather Hanna 2022 (C) Northern Ireland
Dr Hassan Mahmood 2022 (E) Committee Member
Dr Jane McCarthy 2020 (E) Committee Member
Prof. Raja Mukherjee 2022 (E) Committee Member
Dr Deepak Narayanaswamy 2020 (C) SAS Doctor Representative
Dr Ganesan Rajagopal 2023 (C) SAC Chair
Dr Salim Razak 2022 (C) Committee Member
Prof. Ashok Roy 2022 (C) Committee Member
Dr Niraj Singh 2020 (E) Committee Member
Dr Harriet Slater 2020 (C) Wales
Prof. Andre Strydom 2022 (E) Committee Member
Dr Abigail Swift 2023 (C) Higher Trainee Representative

Vacancies will next come up on the executive committee in summer 2025. The election process will start in autumn 2024.

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