Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath
Chair of Trustees
Raj is a Consultant Rheumatologist and Lead for Ankylosing Spondylitis at Bath. He works closely with BSR and the National Axial Spondyloarthritis Society (NASS) and has collaborated with NICE. He was the recipient of the 2016 NASS Patients Choice award for the Best care provided by a Rheumatologist. Raj is a founding member of BRITSpA.
Alexander N Bennett
Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Stanford Hall
Alex is a Consultant Rheumatologist and Professor of Rehabilitation at Stanford Hall. He has an interest in the diagnostic and prognostic imaging in SpA and has published widely in the field. Alex is a founding member of BRITSpA.
Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, Norwich
Karl is Consultant Rheumatologist and Professor in Norwich where he leads a large SpA service. He has collaborated with the British Society for Rheumatology, the National Axial Spondyloarthritis Society (NASS) and NICE for many years. Karl is a founding member of BRITSpA.
Andrew was a Consultant Rheumatologist in London up to his retirement. His award winning research and clinical contribution are well known in the field. Andrew is a founding member of BRITSpA, and was its Inaugural Chairman (2013-2017) and Chair of Trustees (2013-20).
Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust and University of Leeds, Leeds
Helena is a Consultant Rheumatologist and Associate Professor in Leeds where she leads the award winning multi-disciplinary and multi-specialty SpA service. Helena believes in achieving excellence in clinical care through research and collaboration and has published widely in the field. She is a founding member of BRITSpA.
University of Glasgow, Glasgow
Stefan is a Clinical Senior Lecturer and Rheumatologist in Glasgow where he leads the SpA clinical research programme. Stefan has led a wide portfolio of clinical research in all aspects of SpA and is a founding member of BRITSpA and Brit-PACT.
The Trustee Board is responsible for the administration and government of the British Society for Spondyloarthritis.