Our Team2022-03-09T10:46:57+00:00

Board of Trustees

Veronica GreenwoodChair - BIOS and BOSTU

Julie DowdneyVice Chair

  • Angela Carlin, Trustee for Scotland

  • Declan McClements, Trustee for Northern Ireland

  • Trustee for the Republic of Ireland – Post currently vacant

  • Patrick Reedy, Trustee for Wales 

  • Deborah Podmore, Trustee for North of England

  • Rebecca Pinches, Trustee for Midlands and East of England

  • Kelly MacKenzie, Trustee for South of England

  • Krishan Parmer, Chair of Leaders of the Orthoptic Profession (LOOP) Steering Committee

British and Irish Orthoptic Trade Union (BOSTU)

Council of Experts

  • Helen Davis, Chair of Education & Professional Development Committee (EPDC)

  • Kerry Hanna, Research and Innovation Director

  • Fiona Bush, Public Health Lead

  • Marian Okeya-Owoniyi, Equalities, Diversity & Inclusion Lead

  • Holly Kniazewycz, New Graduate Representative

  • Jill Carlton, Editor of British and Irish Orthoptic Journal (BIOJ)

  • Anne Bjerre, Representative for OCE (Orthoptistes de la Communauté Européenne/ European Orthoptic Committee) 

  • Dr David Newsham, Representative for the International Orthoptic Association (IOA)

For all general queries email bios@orthoptics.org.uk or call us on 0121 728 5633.

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