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Leadership at the BMA

The BMA is seeking a new Treasurer. The deadline for nominations is 12 noon on Friday 19 April 2019. Find out more.

Browse biographies of our leadership and team of executive directors, who work towards objectives set by BMA Council

 

  • Chief officers

    Council chair

    Portrait of Chaand Nagpaul

    Chaand Nagpaul

     

    Acting representative body chair

    Helena McKeown portrait smile 16x9

    Helena McKeown

     

    President

    Professor Dinesh Bhugra CBE

     

    Interim treasurer

    Trevor Pickersgill BMA council member

    Dr Trevor Pickersgill

     

  • Leadership team

    National director Northern Ireland

    Claire Armstrong

     

    Director of Member Relations

    Chris Darke

    Chris Darke

     

    Director of Corporate Development

    Nicky Jayesinghe

    Nicky Jayesinghe

     

    Director of Policy

    Raj Jethwa

    Raj Jethwa

     

    Director of HR

    John Macey Interim director of human resources

    John Macey

     

    Director of Finance and Corporate Services

    Patrick Murphy
BMA staff
Finance 

    Patrick Murphy

     

    Director of Engagement and Communications

    Deborah Oliver, Director of engagement & communications

    Deborah Oliver

     

    National director Wales

    Rachel Podolak

    Rachel Podolak

     

    National director Scotland

    Jill Vickerman, BMA Scottish Secretary

    Jill Vickerman

     

    Director of Strategy and Insight

    Christine Fielden

    Christine Yeates