Committees

Our Committees have responsibility on behalf of the Board of Trustees for ensuring that RSTMH: 

  • advocates for the career interests of clinicians and scientists and others working in tropical medicine and global health, 
  • has a strategy for its advocacy and policy work,
  • carries out its fiduciary duties,
  • delivers an annual grants and awards programme,
  • ensures that the voice of international members is represented in RSTMH, at governance and operational levels,
  • delivers a varied calendar of educational meetings and events across a range of disease areas and disciplines.

Finance and Audit Committee

  • Tim Hazell, Senior Financial Planning and Analysis Consultant, Honorary Treasurer, RSTMH
  • Professor Kara Hanson, Professor of Health System Economics, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Board Member, RSTMH
  • Dr Patrick Cross, Former Managing Director, BBC World. Former Board Member, RSTMH
  • Professor David Mabey, Professor of Communicable Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. President, RSTMH
  • Dr Simon Cathcart, Public Health Consultant, Past President, RSTMH
  • Tamar Ghosh, CEO, RSTMH

Education and Training Committee

  • Professor Sarah L Rowland-Jones, Professor of Immunology, Nuffield Department of Medicine, Oxford University. Past President, RSTMH
  • Dr Charlotte Hall, Specialist in Infectious Diseases, NHS
  • Dr Christopher M Parry, Honorary Appointment, Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Tropical Medicine, University of Liverpool. Board Member, RSTMH
  • Sarah Rafferty, Cambridge AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership. Board Member, RSTMH
  • Dr Philip Gothard, Consultant Physician UCLH, Hon Senior Lecturer in Medicine, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Dr Proochista Ariana, Course Director, MSc International Health and Tropical Medicine, Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine, Oxford University
  • Professor David Mabey, Professor of Communicable Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. President, RSTMH (Chair) 
  • Tamar Ghosh, CEO, RSTMH

Policy and Advocacy Committee

  • Simon Bush, Director, Neglected Tropical Diseases at Sightsavers. Board Member, RSTMH
  • Dr Wendy Harrison, Executive Director of the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health, Imperial College London. Vice-President, RSTMH
  • Professor Diana Lockwood - Emeritus Professor of Tropical Medicine, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Hospital for Tropical Disease, University College London Hospital
  • Aparna Barua, Project Manager, International Coalition for Trachoma Control
  • Professor Donald Bundy, Professor of Epidemiology and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Helen Hamilton, Senior Policy Analyst for Health and Hygiene, WaterAid
  • Dr Judy MacArthur Clark, Executive Director, JMC Consultancy, Board Member, RSTMH
  • Lorna Carter, Central University Research Ethics Committee, University of Oxford
  • Tamar Ghosh, CEO, RSTMH
  • Kat Gulyas, Digital Communications Manager, RSTMH

Grants and Awards Committee

  • Dr Marta Tufet, Executive Director, UK Collaborative on Developmental Research. Board Member, RSTMH
  • Dr Daniel Korbel, Global Head of Science, British Council
  • Professor Malcolm Molyneux, Senior Scientist and Emeritus Professor of Tropical Medicine, School of Tropical Medicine, University of Liverpool. President-elect, RSTMH
  • Karen Brady, Director of Fundraising, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Board Member, RSTMH.
  • Professor Sarah L Rowland-Jones, Professor of Immunology, Nuffield Department of Medicine, Oxford University. Past President, RSTMH
  • Dr Philip Coyne, World Health Organization
  • Dr Sharon Cox, Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Nutrition, Nagasaki School of Tropical Medicine & Global Health. Board Member, RSTMH
  • Professor Jimmy Whitworth, Professor of International Public Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Board Member, RSTMH
  • Tamar Ghosh, CEO, RSTMH
  • Gil Shalom, Grants Manager, RSTMH

International Members Committee

  • Dr Sharon Cox, Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Nutrition, Nagasaki School of Tropical Medicine & Global Health. Board Member, RSTMH
  • Professor Alan Fenwick OBE, Founder, SCI, Imperial College. Former Vice-President, RSTMH
  • Professor Jimmy Whitworth, Professor of International Public Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Dr Wendy Harrison, Executive Director of the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health, Imperial College London. Vice-President, RSTMH
  • Claire Coveney, Membership Manager, RSTMH
  • Tamar Ghosh, CEO, RSTMH

Meeting and Events Committee

  • Dr Wendy Harrison, Executive Director of the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health, Imperial College London. Vice-President, RSTMH
  • Professor David Mabey, Professor of Communicable Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. President, RSTMH
  • Professor Diana Lockwood - Emeritus Professor of Tropical Medicine, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Hospital for Tropical Disease, University College London Hospital
  • Dr Judy MacArthur Clark, Executive Director, JMC Consultancy. Board Member, RSTMH
  • Professor Sarah L Rowland-Jones, Professor of Immunology, Nuffield Department of Medicine, Oxford University. Past President, RSTMH
  • Sarah Rafferty, AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership, Cambridge. Board Member, RSTMH
  • Dr Rohini Manuel, Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Public Health Laboratory London, Barts Health NHS Trust
  • Ian Boulton, Managing Director, TropMed Pharma Consulting
  • Adriana Thursby-Pelham, Meetings and Events Manager, RSTMH