Who's Who

The British Society of Audiology was founded in 1967 and is now by far the largest audiology society in Europe. Its main aim is to increase knowledge of hearing and balance and to enhance audiological practice by dissemination and education through its multi-disciplinary approach, with members from all areas of audiology.


Elizabeth Midgley


I obtained my MSc is Clinical Audiology from Manchester University in 1980 (yes really!).  During my career I have specialised Read more…

Dr Ted Killan

Vice Chair

I graduated from the MSc Audiology at Southampton in 1999 and registered as a clinical scientist in 2002.  Since 2004 Read more…

Gareth Smith


I have applied for the role of a Trustee within the BSA as I feel the Society provides a vital Read more…

Barry Downes


I have worked in the independent hearing care sector since 1977 as a practitioner, trainer and manager….sometimes in all three Read more…

Mrs Mel Ferguson

Dr Mel Ferguson

Trustee & Chair Adult Rehabilitation SIG

Mel Ferguson is a consultant clinical scientist (audiology) and research lead at the NIHR Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit in Read more…

Siobhan Brennan

Trustee & Lead on Interdisciplinary Strategy

Having previously been a member of the NHSP Clinical Advisory Group I became involved with the Electrophysiology Special Interest Group Read more…

Dr Piers Dawes

Dr Piers Dawes

Trustee & Lead on Online Learning

I’m a lecturer in audiology at the University of Manchester, and my background is in experimental psychology. This Cognition in Read more…

Mr John Day

John Day

Trustee & Lead on Advisory Strategy

I commenced my role as a BSA Trustee in September 2012. My first contact with BSA was as a trainee Read more…

Dr David Greenberg

Trustee & Accreditation Lead

In dedicating my career to the field of hearing and deafness it feels like a very natural step to become Read more…

Yvonne Noon

Trustee & Lead on Membership Strategy

I recently re-joined BSA, to be part of the contributions made by the society.  It’s impact on  audiological development and Read more…

Dr Sudhira Ratnayake


I am a Consultant Audiovestibular Physician at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust in West Midlands. In addition to practicing Audiovestibular Read more…

Dr Christian Füllgrabe

Trustee & Chair Cognition in Hearing SIG

I received a PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University René Descartes (Paris, France) for my work on the role Read more…

Donna Corrigan

Trustee & Chair of the Professional Guidance Group

As a person passionate about audiology I am delighted to take on the position of document coordinator and chair of Read more…

Nathan Clarke

Trustee & Student Advisor

As a BSA member during completion of my Audiology BSc, I returned to the organisation during post-graduate study, providing me Read more…

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Mr Robert Gardner



John FitzGerald

Chair of Electrophysiology SIG

Andrew Wilkinson

Chair Balance SIG

Jane Wild

Editor of Audacity

Gemma Twitchen

Chair of the Global Outreach SIG

Dr Derek Hoare

Chair of the Tinnitus & Hyperacusis SIG

Prof Kevin Munro

IJA Representative

Dr Michael Akeroyd

Dr Michael Akeroyd


Dr Nicci Campbell

Chair Auditory Processing Disorder SIG

Verity Hill

Chair Paediatric Audiology SIG

Sarah Bent

Advisor - BSA Website

Amanda Hall

Advisor - Research

Sara Coulson

Advisor & Lead on Online Learning Group

Administration Team

Cheryl McLeary

FITWISE - BSA PA/Administration Executive

Paul Harrison

FITWISE - Client Account Lead

Katie Hill

FITWISE - Head of Marketing

Laura Cassidy

FITWISE - Marketing Assistant

Lauren Nagle

FITWISE - Events Executive

Sandra Rees

FITWISE - Senior Book Keeper

Shona Wilson

FITWISE - Credit Controller