Director of International Activities

In terms of accountability and reporting, the overall strategic lead for the department is provided by the College’s Director of International Activities, Dr Maadh Aldouri, who is also responsible for chairing the College’s International Committee.

The Director attends College Council meetings to report on the progress and activities of both the department and the committee.


  • Dr Maadh Aldouri

    Clinical Director of International Activities, The Royal College of Pathologists (UK)

    Dr Aldouri is the Program Clinical Director for Cancer Services, Pathology and Haematology at Medway Maritime Hospital and Clinical Director of Pathology at Darent Valley Hospital in Kent. He also works as a Consultant Haematologist at King’s College Hospital, London. He is a graduate of the College of Medicine of Baghdad University, Iraq and has worked in the Middle East for over ten years. In 1993 he co-founded the Riyadh Haematology Group in Saudi Arabia, and in the UK established a network of Iraqi pathologists. He was awarded Fellowship of The Royal College of Pathologists in 1988, and was subsequently appointed as their International Advisor for the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region in 2013. He has been Chair of the Haematology Speciality Group of Kent and Medway Cancer Network since 2001, member of South Thames Regional of the RCPath Council 2001-2003 and Chair of the Pathology Committee of the Inter-Collegiate Iraq Liaison Group. He was appointed as the College’s Director of International Affairs in January 2015.