BTS People

BTS Executive Committee

Steve Wigmore

Steve Wigmore

BTS President

Steve Wigmore has been a Professor of Transplantation Surgery for many years and has research interests in improving organ function in transplantation, training and ethics.

2 Year Term
2019-2021

Clinical Surgery, University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA

president@bts.org.uk

Lisa Burnapp

Lisa Burnapp

BTS Vice President

Lisa is a Consultant Nurse at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Lead Nurse – Living Donation, NHS Blood and Transplant.

2 Year Term
2019-2021

Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London, SE1 9RT
St Thomas’ Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH

vicepresident@bts.org.uk

Nicholas Torpey

Nicholas Torpey

BTS Treasurer

Nick is a transplant nephrologist in Cambridge, clinical director of a unit performing kidney, pancreas, liver and intestine transplantation. Nick has sat on the BTS council representing transplant nephrology, and as such has gained much insight into the running and importance of the society.

4 Year Term
2020-2024

Sian Griffin

Sian Griffin

BTS General Secretary

Sian is a Nephrologist in Cardiff, Directorate Lead for R&D and Chair of the UKKRC Transplantation Clinical Study Group. Sian is the Cardiff representative to KAG and a member of the NHSBT Living Donation Kidney Transplantation Strategy Implementation Group.

3 Year Term
2018-2021

University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff. CF14 4XW

generalsecretary@bts.org.uk

BTS Council Members

Gareth Jones

Gareth Jones

Councillor

3 Year Term
2019-2022

Clinical Lead of Renal Transplantation at the Royal Free

Bimbi Fernando

Bimbi Fernando

Councillor

3 Year Term
2020-2023

Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust

Chris Callaghan

Chris Callaghan

Councillor

3 Year Term
2018-2021

Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Guy’s Hospital

Adnan Sharif

Adnan Sharif

Transplant Nephrology

3 Year Term
2020-2023

Consultant Nephrologist, University hospitals Birmingham, NHS Foundation Trust Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Olivia Shaw

Olivia Shaw

Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics

3 Year Term
2019-2022

Clinical Scientist in H&I FRCPath and a Consultant in the Clinical Transplantation Laboratory, Guys Hospital

Krishna Menon

Krishna Menon

Liver Transplantation

3 Year Term
2018-2021

London Bridge Hopsital, 27-29 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

Katie Morley

Katie Morley

Coordination/Transplant Nursing

Co-opted 2020

Lead Nurse, Recipient Coordinator, NHSBT

Jennifer Baxter

Jennifer Baxter

Coordination/Transplant Nursing

3 Year Term
2020-2023

Lead Retrieval Nurse and Donor Care Physiologist, Royal Papworth Hospital

Gavin Pettigrew

Gavin Pettigrew

Transplant Science

British Transplantation Society
3 year term
2019-2022

Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridgeshire

Dominic Summers

Dominic Summers

Herrick Society President

Elected by Herrick Society Members
2 Year Term
2020-2022

Association for UK Transplant Surgical trainees

Frank Dor

Frank Dor

Transplant Surgery

3 Year Term
2020-2023

Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Hammersmith Hospital

Dr Varuna Aluvihare

Dr Varuna Aluvihare

Heptology / BLTG Representative

3 Year Term
2018-2021

Stephen Large

Stephen Large

Transplant Surgery - Heart

3 Year Term
2018-2021

Jasvir Parmar

Jasvir Parmar

Transplant Surgery - Lung

3 Year Term
2018-2021

Chapter & Committee Chairs

Michelle Willicombe

Michelle Willicombe

Clinical Trials and Research Committee
Refik Gokmen

Refik Gokmen

Ethics Committee
Lorna Marson

Lorna Marson

Nomination Committee
Ellie Asgari

Ellie Asgari

Standards and Guidelines Committee
David Van Dellen

David Van Dellen

Education Committee
Frank Dor

Frank Dor

Chapter of Surgeons
Katie Morley

Katie Morley

Chapter of Nurses
Jennifer Baxter

Jennifer Baxter

Chapter of Nurses

Other BTS Members

John Forsythe

John Forsythe

NHSBT Representative
James Douglas

James Douglas

Archivist

Appointed by Council
June 2016

Jan Shorrock

Jan Shorrock

Media Consultant

Appointed by Council
Feb 2016

 

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Our vision is to be the professional voice of transplantation in the UK, representing all the disciplines of the transplantation community and developing scientific, clinical and ethical practice for the benefit of patients.

Stephen Wigmore
Stephen WigmoreBTS President

The aim of the Society is to advance the study of the biological and clinical problems of tissue and organ transplantation, to facilitate contact between persons interested in transplantation, and to make new knowledge available to any person for the general good of the community.

Lisa Burnapp
Lisa BurnappBTS Vice President