RCPCH Council

Council is the members representative body of the College and prepares the RCPCH's strategy and annual business plans for approval by the Board of Trustees.

Council is chaired by the President and includes representation from the English regions, the devolved nations and demographic sections of RCPCH members (trainees, SAS doctors, academics and senior members).

See RCPCH governance documents

On this page:

Council members




Professor Russell Viner


Dr Michael Linney


Dr Lisa Kauffmann

Vice President for Education

Dr Andrew Long

Vice President for Health Policy

Dr Carol Ewing

Vice President for Science and Research

Professor Anne Greenough

Vice President for Training and Assessment

Dr David Evans

Officer for Ireland

Dr Karl McKeever

Officer for Scotland

Professor Steve Turner

Officer for Wales

Dr Mair Parry

England Area Officer: North London 

Dr Richard Nicholl

England Area Officer: South London

Dr Claire Lemer

England Area Officer: South England

Professor Robert Mark Beattie

England Area Officer: Midlands

Dr Gyanranjan Sinha

England Area Officer: East of England

Dr Nisha Nathwani

England Area Officer: North West England

Dr Peter Arkwright

England Area Officer: North East England

Dr Rajeeva Singh

Trainees' Representative

Dr Oliver Bevington

SAS Representative


Senior Member and Fellow Representative

Dr Kevin Windebank

Academic Representative

Professor Nicholas Bishop

Council minutes

Minutes 19 October 2017 (PDF, 698KB)

Minutes 22 June 2017 (PDF, 757KB)

Minutes - 23 February 2017 (PDF, 654KB)

Minutes - 27 October 2016 (PDF, 849KB)

Minutes - 7 July 2016 (PDF, 44KB)

Minutes - 25 February 2016 (PDF, 47KB)

Minutes - 4 November 2015 (PDF, 42KB)

Minutes - 1 July 2015 (PDF, 40KB)

Minutes - 4 March 2015 (PDF, 420KB)

Minutes - 5 November 2014 (PDF, 488KB)

Minutes - 2 July 2014 (PDF, 463KB)

Minutes - 5 March 2014 (PDF, 352KB)

Minutes - 13 November 2013 (PDF, 348KB)

Minutes - 3 July 2013(PDF, 467KB) 

Minutes - 6 March 2013 (PDF, 542KB)

Claims for reimbursement of expenses

Committee members - to claim reimbursement of travel and other expenses related to your work on a RCPCH committee, please complete the claim form (PDF, 146KB).

Please note that as of 20 June 2016 the period to claim an expense has been extended to a maximum of 6 months. Any claims older than 6 months from the meeting date will not be paid.