Our members

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The members of the Advisory Group on Contraception are:

  • Angie Blackmore, Public Health Principal, Buckinghamshire County Council and Deputy Co-Chair, English HIV and Sexual Health Commissioners Group
  • Dr Amanda Britton, GP Principal, Basingstoke; Medical Director North Hampshire Alliance
  • Rachael Clarke, Public Affairs and Advocacy Manager, British Pregnancy Advisory Service
  • Dr Anne Connolly, Clinical Lead for Women’s and Sexual Health, NHS Bradford and Airedale
  • Robbie Currie, Sexual Health Programme Lead, London Borough of Bexley and Co-Chair, English HIV and Sexual Health Commissioners Group
  • Su Everett, Senior Lecturer Middlesex University and Senior Nurse Practitioner in Sexual Health, Royal Free Hospital
  • Ann Furedi, Chief Executive, British Pregnancy Advisory Service
  • Dr Caroline Gazet, Clinical Director, Marie Stopes International
  • Baroness Gould of Potternewton
  • Alison Hadley, Director, Teenage Pregnancy Knowledge Exchange
  • Natika Halil, Chief Executive, Family Planning Association
  • Lisa Hallgarten, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Brook
  • Jane Hatfield, Chief Executive, Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
  • Emily James, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Family Planning Association
  • Dr Asha Kasliwal, Clinical Director and Consultant in Community Gynaecology and Reproductive Health, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Jayne Kavanagh, Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow at UCL Medical School specialising in sexual and reproductive health and the Medical Director of the Campaign for Contraception
  • Ruth Lowbury, independent consultant specialising in sexual health and HIV
  • Dr Diana Mansour, Consultant in Community Gynaecology and Reproductive Healthcare, Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust
  • Karen Pitney, Business Development Manager, GDoc Ltd
  • Deborah Shaw, Lead for Sexual Health (East Midlands), Public Health England
  • Professor Jill Shawe, Professor in Women’s Health, Plymouth University
  • Dr Connie Smith, former Chair, Healthwatch Camden
  • Harry Walker, Head of External Affairs & Standards, Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
  • Dr Chris Wilkinson, Consultant in Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Observers to the Advisory Group on Contraception:

  • Fiona Campbell, Government Affairs and Advocacy Manager, Bayer
  • Dr Susan Farrow, Medical Advisor for Women’s Health, MSD
  • Sue Mann, Medical Expert for Sexual Health and Reproductive Health, Public Health England
  • Irina Spirieva, Head of Sales and Marketing for Women’s Heath, MSD
  • Lesley Wylde, Partnership Development Manager, Bayer

The AGC would like to pay tribute to the contributions of the late Dr Anne Szarewski, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Centre for Cancer Prevention, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine and Associate Specialist, Margaret Pyke Centre.  Anne was a valued member and friend of the AGC since it was established in 2010.  Her extraordinary passion, insight and knowledge will be greatly missed.