Executive and Council

The ACB is governed by a Council of Committee Chairs, Regional Chairs and Ordinary Members. The ACB President chairs Council with the support of Presidents Past and Elect. A non Executive Director advises on non-scientific matters. Council meetings take place three times a year.

The ACB Executive Committee oversees the day-to-day business of running the Association and reports to Council.  The Committee, Chaired by the ACB President meets four times a year.

The ACB Chief Executive serves in ex-officio capacity to both Council and the Executive Committee.

ACB Council - Honorary Officers & Directors

  • Prof Neil Anderson - President
  • Dr Bernie Croal - President Elect
  • Dr Sarah Glover - Company Secretary
  • Miss Kamaljit Chatha - Director of Publications & Communications
  • Dr Mike Bosomworth - Director of Finance
  • Mrs Hazel Borthwick - Director of Education, Training & Workforce
  • Mrs Alexandra Yates - Director of Scientific Affairs
  • Dr Mayur Patel - Director of Clinical Practice
  • Dr Emma Lewis - Director of Regulatory Affairs
  • Mrs Sarah Robinson - National Meetings Secretary
  • Dr Rob Shorten - Chair of the Microbiology Professional Committee
  • Dr Elizabeth Bateman - Chair of the Immunology Professional Committee
  • Ms Kate Baillie - Non-Executive Director

ACB Council - National Members & Directors

  • Dr Christopher Duff  - National Member
  • vacant - National Member
  • vacant - National Member

ACB Council - Regional Members & Directors

  • Dr Shirley Bowles - North West
  • Dr Jennifer Cundick - Northern Ireland
  • Dr Jennifer Brady - Republic of Ireland
  • Miss Rebecca Pattenden - Scotland
  • Miss Roanna George - South West & Wessex
  • Miss Robyn Shea - Southern
  • Dr Hannah Delaney - Trent, Northern & Yorkshire
  • Dr Sharman Harris - Wales
  • Mr Pervaz Mohammed - West Midlands

ACB Council - Invited Members

  • Jane Pritchard - Chief Executive
  • Dr Rachel Wilmot - Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Champion
  • Dr Rebecca Stead - Chair Trainees Committee
  • vacant - Chair Corporate Members' Executive
  • Dr Kathryn Ryan - Representative of Royal College of Pathologists