Along with the ACPGBI office bearers, the Executive Committee includes chairs of the Education and Training, External Affairs, Multidisciplinary Clinical and Research and Audit committees.
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Consultant Surgeon St James's University Hospital, Leeds. Main interests include surgery for advanced primary and recurrent colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and laparoscopic surgery.
Charles Maxwell-Armstrong is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at Nottingham University Hospital.
Jared Torkington trained in medicine at St Mary’s Hospital, London and underwent surgical training in both London and Wales. His sub-specialty training in colorectal surgery was obtained in Cardiff, Swansea and St Marks Hospital in London.
James Wheeler is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, and Divisional Director for Surgery, at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge.
Assistant Honorary Secretary
Graham Branagan is a Consultant General Surgeon at New hall Hospital in Salisbury who specialises in colorectal conditions
Athur (Hari) Harikrishnan is a Consultant Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeon and trained in East Anglia, working as a consultant in Doncaster for 4 years before moving to Sheffield in 2014
Assistant Honorary Treasurer
David McArthur is a consultant general surgeon. He is a Consultant Colorectal, General and Laparoscopic Surgeon performing colorectal surgery and colorectal operations on the NHS and privately, at The Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and Spire Parkway Hospital, Solihull.
Multidisciplinary Clinical Committee (MCC) Chair
Michael Davies is a consultant colorectal and general surgeon in Cardiff for the last 10 years.
Research and Audit Committee Chair
Jim Tiernan is a consultant Colorectal Surgeon at the John Goligher Unit in Leeds and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Surgery at the University of Leeds.
Education and Training Committee Chair
Laura Hancock is a consultant general and colorectal surgeon at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (Wythenshawe). Laura graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine, London and surgical training was undertaken in London, Oxford and the Northwest. This was followed by a National ALSGBI/RCS Eng Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellowship in Leeds in 2015.
External Affairs Committee Chair
Shahab Siddiqi is a consultant colorectal surgeon at Broomfield Hospital. Shahab graduated from St. Georges Hospital Medical School and surgical training was undertaken in London. This was followed by fellowships in Hull and New Zealand.