Speakers

  • Jane Minton, UK | Chairperson

    Jane Minton, UK | Chairperson

    Jane Minton is a Consultant in Infectious Diseases based at St James’s University Hospital in Leeds, and Honorary Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Leeds. She is National Lead for the NIHR Clinical Research Network Infection Specialty Group and local Infection Specialty Lead for Yorkshire & Humber Clinical Research Network
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  • Rebecca Albrow, UK

    Rebecca Albrow, UK

    Rebecca is the Senior Technical Adviser in the NICE Diagnostics Assessment Programme. She has been in the team since 2013, previously working as a Technical Analyst and a Technical Adviser.
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  • Marc Bonten, The Netherlands

    Marc Bonten, The Netherlands

    Marc Bonten (born 16-10-1964) got his MD (1991) and PhD (“the role of colonization of the upper intestinal tract in the pathogenesis of ventilator-associated pneumonia, 1994) at the Maastricht University Medical School, the Netherlands. He registered as internist in 2000, as infectious disease specialist in 2002 and as clinical microbiologist in 2008, all at the University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands. 
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  • Ravi Chana, UK

    Ravi Chana, UK

    After completing a Pharmacology degree Ravi gained employment in sales roles in non-health related fields for 4 years and then in Healthcare Industry for over 15 years; undertaking sales, marketing, business development and heading the Health Economics and Market Access function within a Multinational Diagnostics Company.
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  • Tristan Clark, UK

    Tristan Clark, UK

    Dr Tristan Clark is an Infectious Diseases Physician at University Hospitals Southampton NHS trust and an Associate Professor at the University of Southampton. 
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  • Philip Cruz, UK

    Philip Cruz, UK

    Dr Philip Cruz is the medical director of GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines for the United Kingdom and Ireland. He graduated from the University of the Philippines Manila College of Medicine with a specialization in the field of Paediatrics in 2001.
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  • Mathew A Diggle, UK

    Mathew A Diggle, UK

    Dr Mathew Diggle, a proud father of three wonderful children and married to a rather patient wife. Of lesser importance but still of significance, I’m also a consultant within Clinical Microbiology in Nottingham and have been since 2010.  I originally trained in Glasgow and London. 
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  • Claudia Estcourt, UK

    Claudia Estcourt, UK

    Claudia Estcourt (MBBS Hons, MD, FRCP, FAChSHM, DipGUM, DFFP) is a Clinical Professor of Sexual Health & HIV, based at Glasgow Caledonian University and Sandyford, NHS GGC, with an honorary professorial title at University College London.
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  • John Frater, UK

    John Frater, UK

    John is a MRC Senior Clinical Fellow and Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Oxford.
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  • Andrew Gorringe, UK

    Andrew Gorringe, UK

    Andrew Gorringe is a Scientific Leader at Public Health England, Porton Down and a Visiting Professor at University of Bath. He leads a research group that is focussed on the assessment of vaccine immune responses, particularly the interaction of antibodies and complement with a number of bacterial pathogens that include Group B Streptococcus, Bordetella pertussis, Neisseria meningitidis and non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae. 
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  • Martin Hunt, UK

    Martin Hunt, UK

    Martin has an extensive background in the life science industry, spanning large companies and, since 1998, SMEs. He was Chief Executive of TSL and led the company from angel funding, a listing on the AiM market in 2001 through to exit in 2008.
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  • William Jeffcoate, UK

    William Jeffcoate, UK

    William Jeffcoate was appointed consultant in diabetes and endocrinology at Nottingham in 1979 and honorary Professor at Nottingham University in 2006.
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  • Andrew Kemp, USA

    Andrew Kemp, USA

    Dr Kemp’s career in infection prevention began whilst studying biological warfare during his military service.  Working in acute surgical trauma his interest in all aspects of infection control lead him to a PhD (Bio) in surface disinfection and decontamination.  As a part of the UK’s Special Interest Group in environmental contamination, he is a main contributor to the surface cleaning and decontamination guidance document.  
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  • Tom Levett, UK

    Tom Levett, UK

    Dr Levett is a Senior Lecturer in Medicine and Frailty at Brighton and Sussex Medical School and an honorary Consultant Geriatrician in Brighton. He has a special interest in issues of ageing in HIV and has completed a PhD investigating the prevalence and predictors of frailty in older adults with HIV. 
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  • Despina Moschou, UK

    Despina Moschou, UK

    Dr. Despina Moschou (MEng, PhD) is a 50th anniversary Prize Fellow in Bioelectronics, within the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering at the University of Bath.
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  • Sarah Pett, UK

    Sarah Pett, UK

    Sarah Pett is an Infectious Diseases Physician and Clinical Triallist. She worked for many years at the Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales...
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  • Jonathan Ross, UK

    Jonathan Ross, UK

    Jonathan Ross is Professor of Sexual Health and HIV in Birmingham. 
    He is vice-president of the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV, editor of the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment journal, and treasurer of IUSTI World. 
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  • Caroline Sabin, UK

    Caroline Sabin, UK

    Caroline Sabin, PhD, is Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology at University College London (UCL) and is Director of the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Blood-Borne and Sexually Transmitted Infections. After completing her PhD in Epidemiology, Caroline has worked on the analysis of large observational HIV databases with an interest in raising awareness of the biases inherent in these databases.  
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  • Tariq Sadiq, UK

    Tariq Sadiq, UK

    Dr Sadiq is Reader and Consultant Physician at St George’s, University of London. He graduated in Medicine at Southampton University in 1989 and obtained his MD from University College London in 2005. His current research interests include pathogenesis/genomics of STIs and development and evaluation of diagnostics for rapid antimicrobial resistance detection and e-health care. 
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  • Magnus Unemo, Sweden

    Magnus Unemo, Sweden

    Magnus Unemo is Associate Professor (Medical Microbiology & Molecular Biology) at Örebro University, Sweden. He directs a WHO Collaborating Centre for Gonorrhoea and other STIs and the Swedish Reference Laboratory for STIs, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Örebro University Hospital. 
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  • Alan Winston, UK

    Alan Winston, UK

    Alan Winston is a Professor of HIV and Genitourinary Medicine at Imperial College and Consultant Physician at St. Mary’s Hospital, London
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