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.


Dr Ted Killan


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

Mrs Mel Ferguson

Dr Mel Ferguson

Vice Chair

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

Elizabeth Midgley

Immediate Past Chair

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

Dr 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…

Dr Siobhan Brennan

Trustee & Conference Group Lead

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


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

Dr David Greenberg


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 & Membership Group Lead

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

Trustee & Membership Communications Group Lead

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


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 & Professional Guidance Group Lead

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 & External Relations Group Lead

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

Robert Gardner

Trustee & Advisory Lead

Rob is a Consultant Clinical Scientist and Head of Audiology at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He has had Read more…


Dr Christian Fullgrabe

Chair of the Cognition in Hearing SIG

Dr John FitzGerald

Chair of the Electrophysiology SIG

Dr Andrew Wilkinson

Chair of the 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

Prof Michael Akeroyd

IJA Representative

Dr Nicci Campbell

Chair of the Auditory Processing Disorder SIG

Verity Hill

Chair of the Paediatric Audiology SIG

Dr Sarah Bent

Advisor & Research Development Group Lead

Dr Amanda Hall

Advisor & Research Development Group Lead

Sara Coulson

Advisor & Online Learning Group Lead

Administration Team

Thomas Shields

FITWISE - BSA PA/Administration Executive

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