BTS People

BTS Executive Committee

Krish Menon

Krish Menon

BTS President

Krish Menon specialises in liver transplants and has a particular expertise in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for the liver, gall bladder and pancreas.

2 Year Term
2023-2025

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

Richard Baker

Richard Baker

BTS Vice President

Richard is a nephrologist in Leeds with a specialist interest in transplantation.  He also contributes to the living liver donation and hand transplantation programmes.  He has a long interest in all aspects of transplantation since his PhD studies in London.  He has previously been treasurer and remains a staunch advocate of the BTS.

2 Year Term
2023-2025

St. James’s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF

Rommel Ravanan

Rommel Ravanan

BTS Treasurer

Rommel is a consultant nephrologist and transplant Physician in Bristol. High immunological risk transplantation and medical leadership are his work related passions. Outside work he is a foodie and cricket buff.

4 Year Term
2024-2028

Chris Callaghan

Chris Callaghan

BTS General Secretary

Chris is a transplant surgeon at Guy’s Hospital, London, and also at Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Evelina London Children’s Hospital. He specialises in kidney and pancreas transplantation, and has research interests in machine perfusion and the use of higher risk deceased donor organs.

3 Year Term
2024-2027

BTS Council Members

Elijah Ablorsu

Elijah Ablorsu

Organ Retrieval

3 Year Term
2024-2027

Consultant Transplant and General Surgeon, Clinical Lead for Organ Retrieval, University Hospital Wales

Refik Gökmen

Refik Gökmen

Councillor

3 Year Term
2022-2025

Consultant Nephrologist, Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital

Arthi Anand

Arthi Anand

Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics

3 Year Term
2022-2025

Consultant Clinical Scientist, Laboratory Director at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Shahid Farid

Shahid Farid

Liver Transplantation

3 Year Term
2024-2027

Consultant Hepatobiliary & Liver Transplant Surgeon at St James’s University Hospital

Clare Ecuyer

Clare Ecuyer

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3 Year Term
2024-2027

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Lucy Dames

Lucy Dames

Lead-Nurse - London Organ Donation Services Team at NHSBT

3 Year Term
2023-2026

Team Manager -London Organ Donation Services Team at NHSBT

Maria Kaisar

Maria Kaisar

Transplant Science

3 year term
2022-2025

University of Oxford & NHS Blood and Transplant

Charlotte Brown

Charlotte Brown

Herrick Society President

Elected by Herrick Society Members
2022

Association for UK Transplant Surgical trainees

Rebeca Sanabria Mateos

Rebeca Sanabria Mateos

Transplant Surgery

2 Year Term
2024-2025

Adult and paediatric liver transplant surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Douglas Thorburn

Douglas Thorburn

Heptology / BLTG Representative

3 Year Term
2024-2027

Liver Physician at Royal Free Hospital with an interest in liver transplantation and autoimmune liver disease

Marius Berman

Marius Berman

Transplant Surgery - lung

3 Year Term
2024-2027

Consultant Cardiothoracic & Transplant Surgeon. Surgical Lead Transplantation and MCS
Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK. Chair, Retrieval Advisory Group, NHSBT. Associate UK Clinical Lead for Organ Retrieival – NHSBT

Andy Fisher

Andy Fisher

Transplant Surgery - Lung

3 Year Term
2024-2027

Respiratory and Lung Transplant Physician, Newcastle Hospitals NHS FT, Professor of Respiratory Transplant Medicine at Newcastle University.

Chapter & Committee Chairs

Reza Motallebzadeh

Reza Motallebzadeh

Clinical Trials and Research Committee
Stephen Bond

Stephen Bond

Ethics Committee
Lorna Marson

Lorna Marson

Nomination Committee
Ellie Asgari

Ellie Asgari

Standards and Guidelines Committee
Catherine Boffa

Catherine Boffa

Education Committee
Rebeca Sanabria Mateos

Rebeca Sanabria Mateos

Chapter of Surgeons
Clare Ecuyer

Clare Ecuyer

Chapter of Nurses
Lucy Dames

Lucy Dames

Chapter of Nurses

Other BTS Members

Derek Manas

Derek Manas

NHSBT Representative
James Douglas

James Douglas

Archivist

Appointed by Council
June 2016

jamesfdouglas38@hotmail.com

 

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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.

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.