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…

Dr Huw Cooper

Dr Huw Cooper

Immediate Past Chair

I was invited to become a BSA Trustee in 2010 and I was delighted to accept the position as I 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…

Siobhan Brennan

Trustee, Lead on Interdisciplinary Strategy & Chair of Evoked Potential SIG

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

Dr Nicci Campbell

Trustee & Lead on Communications Strategy

I joined the BSA in 2004 and am the Immediate Past Chair of the BSA’s APD Special Interest Group (term Read more…

Dr Piers Dawes

Dr Piers Dawes

Trustee and Chair Cognition in Hearing SIG

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 Imran Mulla

Trustee & Professional Guidance Group Lead

I have a keen interest in clinical research focusing on improving the quality of life for individuals with hearing loss 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 Carmel Capewell

Trustee & Chair of the Learning Events Group

The focus of my PhD was on the lived experience of mothers and young people with chronic Glue Ear (Otitis Read more…

Dr Peyman Adjamian

Trustee & Lead on Research Strategy

Having completed a PhD in Neuroscience in 2003, I joined the MRC Institute of Hearing Research in 2007 to work Read more…

Dr Christian Füllgrabe


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


Jane Wild

Editor of Audacity

Carolyn Dando

Events Representative

Nathan Clarke

Student Advisor

Gemma Twitchen

Chair of the Global Outreach SIG

Dr Derek Hoare

Chair of the Tinnitus & Hyperacusis SIG

Donna Corrigan

Chair of the Professional Guidance Group

Prof Kevin Munro

IJA Representative

Dr Michael Akeroyd

Dr Michael Akeroyd

Chair ReFSCo & IJA Rep

Mrs Mel Ferguson

Dr Mel Ferguson

Chair Adult Rehabilitation SIG

Ms Pauline Grant

Pauline Grant

Chair Auditory Processing Disorder SIG

Verity Hill

Chair Paediatric Audiology SIG

Charlotte Turtle

Social Media Coordinator

Administration Team

Laura Turton

BSA Operations Manager

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