College Council

Meeting four times a year, the primary focus of Council is on the practice of pathology as a profession, including all the professional, clinical and educational functions of the College.


  • Professor Mike Osborn


  • Professor Sarah Coupland

    Vice President, Communications

  • Professor Angharad Davies

    Vice President, Learning

  • Professor Peter Johnston

    Vice President, Professionalism

  • Dr John Ashcroft

    Treasurer; Chair of the Intercollegiate Committee on Haematology

  • Dr Lance Sandle


  • Dr Stephen Morley

    Assistant Registrar

  • Dr Gareth McKeeman

    Chair, Northern Ireland Regional Council

  • Dr Bernie Croal

    Chair, Scotland Regional Council

  • Dr Anu Gunavardhan

    Chair, Wales Regional Council

  • Dr Anita Hill

    Co-Opted Trustee

  • Dr Elijah Matovu

    Co-Opted Trustee

  • Mr Robert Smith

    Lay Trustee; Chair of the Trustee Board

  • Mr Vince Voon

    Lay Trustee

  • Vacant

    Lay Trustee

Nationally Elected Members

  • Professor Simon Cross


  • Professor Roger Feakins


  • Dr Giovanni Satta


  • Dr Ravinder Sodi


Regionally Elected Representatives

  • Dr Laszlo Igali

    England, Midlands & East Region

  • Dr Rachael Liebmann

    England, London Region

  • Dr Negar Maghsoodi

    England, South Region

  • Dr Ali Robb

    England, North Region

Co-opted Members

  • Professor Neil Anderson

    Chair, Clinical Biochemistry SAC

  • Dr Lisa Ayers

    Chair, Clinical Science Committee

  • Dr Sian Morgan

    Chair, Genomics and Reproductive Science SAC

  • Dr Darren Treanor

    Chair, Digital Pathology Committee

Observers by invitation

  • Dr Shubha Allard

    Clinical Director of Publishing and Engagement

  • Joanna Andrew

    IBMS President Elect

  • Dr Srinivas Annavarapu

    Chair, Pre/Perinatal/Paediatric Pathology SAC

  • Dr Adrian Bateman

    Chair, Cellular Pathology SAC

  • Professor Sebastian Brandner

    Chair, Neuropathology SAC

  • Dr Nicki Cohen

    Clinical Director of Examinations

  • Dr Nigel Cooper

    Chair, Forensic Pathology SAC

  • Dr Paul Craig

    Chair, Dermatopathology Sub-committee

  • Professor Paul Cross

    Chair, Cytopathology Sub-committee

  • Lt Col Dr Emma Hutley

    Military Observer

  • Professor Mary Keogan

    Dean, Faculty of Pathology RCPI

  • Professor Roberto La Ragione

    Chair, Veterinary Pathology SAC

  • Dr Suzy Lishman

    Chair, Medical Examiners Committee

  • Professor Jo Martin

    National Specialty Advisor for Pathology NHS England/Improvement

  • Professor Ismail Matalka

    Clinical Director of International Activities

  • Professor Ronan McMullan

    Clinical Director of Training & Assessment

  • Dr Shruthi Narayan

    Chair, Transfusion Medicine SAC

  • Dr Natasha Ratnaraja

    Chair, Joint Medical Microbiology and Medical Virology SAC

  • Professor David Roberts

    Chair, Research Committee

  • Dr Sophie Roberts

    Chair, Trainees Advisory Committee

  • Dr David Turner

    Chair, Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics SAC

  • Dr Patrick Yong

    Chair, Immunology SAC

  • Dr Esther Youd

    Chair, Death Investigations Committee

  • Vacant

    Chair, Toxicology SAC

  • Appointment in progress

    Clinical Director for Safety and Quality