Committees

Our Committeses 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

  • Trevor Ellis, Head of Corporate Services at Money Advice Service. 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
  • Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer for England, Chief Medical Adviser to the UK Government, Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department of Health and Social Care and head of the National Institute for Health Research
  • 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) 

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

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