BPS Council

The British Pain Society Council is made up of up to six Officers and up to nine Council Members. The Council also has the power to co-opt any person to provide expertise in a particular area as may be deemed necessary.

Dates of future Council meetings can be found at the bottom of the page.

If you would like to contact the President, Honorary Secretary or the Honorary Treasurer of the Society, you may send an email using the following addresses:

To contact any other Council member, please email info@britishpainsociety.org

The current Members of Council of the British Pain Society are listed below.

Contents

  1. Officers
  2. Elected members of Council
  3. Co-opted members of Council
  4. Dates of future Council meetings

Officers

Dr Arun Bhaskar
President
Prof. Roger Knaggs
President Elect
                

Qualifications: MBBS FRCA FFPMRCA FFICM FIPP
Term of office: 2019-2023

Qualifications: BSc(hons) MRPharms PhD BMedSci
Term of office: 2022-2023

Dr Ashish Gulve
Honorary Treasurer

Dr Ayman Eissa
Honorary Secretary

                        

Qualifications: FFPMCAI, Dip Pain Med FCARCSI MD DNB FCPS DA MBBS
Term of office: 2020-2024

Qualifications: MBBCh, MSc, FRCA, MD, FFPMRCA
Term of office: 2019-2023

Dr Neil Collighan
Honorary Secretary Elect

 
 
Qualifications: MBChB FRCA
Term of Office: 2022-2023
 

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Elected members of Council

Dr Tacson Fernandez
Qualifications: MBBS FRCA FFPMCAI FCARCSI FIPP RYT
Term of office: 2021-2025

Dr Sumit Gulati
Qualifications: MBBS, FRCA, FFPMRCA, MD
Term of office: 2022-2026

Mr Martin Hey
Qualifications:GDip Physio MSc
Term of Office: 2019-2023

Dr Ramanarayanan Krishnamoorthy
Qualifications:
Term of Office: 2022-2026 (2nd term)

Ms Celia Manson
Qualifications: Registered Nurse - adult.
Term of office: 2020-2024

Dr David Pang
Qualifications: FFPMRCA
Term of Office: 2022-2026 (2nd term)

Dr Amelia Swift
Qualifications: PhD, MSc, PGN, PHCE(HE), SFHEA
Term of Office: 2019-2023

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Co-opted members of Council

Victoria Abbott-Fleming MBE
Chair, The Patient Voice Committee (TPVC)
Term of office: 2020-2023

Mr Neil Betteridge 
Representative of the Chronic Pain Policy Coalition (CPPC)
Term of office: 2019-2022

Ms Felicia Cox
Editor, British Journal of Pain
Term of office: 2014-2022

Dr Lorraine de Gray
Representative: Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists
Term of office: 2022-2025

Dr Andreas Goebel
Chair, Science & Research Committee
Term of office: 2019-2022

Leila Heelas
Representative: Physiotherapy Pain Association
Term of office: 2019-2022

Dr Patrick Hill
Respresentative: British Psychological Society
Term of office: 2019-2022

Dr Martin Johnson
Representative: Chronic Pain Policy Coalition & Royal College of GP's
Term of office: 2019-2022

Dr Rajesh Munglani
Editor, Pain News
Term of office: 2019-2022

Dr Stephen Ward
Chair, Scientific Programme Committee
Term of office: 2019-2022

 

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Dates of future Council meetings

The British Pain Society Council usually meets four times a year at the Society’s headquarters in London.

2022?

  • 7th December

2023

  • 7th February 
  • 28th June
  • 28th September
  • 5th December

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