Our members

The members of the Advisory Group on Contraception are:

  • Franki Appleton, UK Advocacy and Public Affairs, Marie Stopes
  • 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
  • Su Everett, Senior Lecturer Middlesex University and Senior Nurse Practitioner in Sexual Health, Royal Free Hospital
  • Ann Furedi, Chief Executive, British Pregnancy Advisory Service
  • Baroness Gould of Potternewton
  • Alison Hadley, Director, Teenage Pregnancy Knowledge Exchange
  • Lisa Hallgarten, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Brook
  • Jane Hatfield, Chief Executive, Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
  • Julia Hogan, Contraceptive and Sexual Health Nurse Specialist, Marie Stopes UK
  • 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
  • Olivia Marshall, Press and Campaigns Officer, British Pregnancy Advisory Service
  • Nancy Padwick, Sexual Health Commissioning Manager, Islington NHS
  • Karen Pitney, Business Development Manager, GDoc Ltd
  • Deborah Redknapp, Strategic Commissioner, Public Health, London Borough of Havering
  • Deborah Shaw, Lead for Sexual Health (East Midlands), Public Health England
  • Professor Jill Shawe, Professor in Women’s Health, University of Plymouth
  • Dr Connie Smith, Co-Chair, PHE External Advisory Group for Sexual Health, Reproductive Health and HIV
  • 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
  • Lesley Wylde, Non-Executive Director, Primary Care Women’s Health Forum

Observers to the Advisory Group on Contraception:

  • Fahima Amin, Medical Advisor for Women’s Health, MSD
  • Carmela Brewer, Professional Relations Manager, Bayer
  • Magda Kalata, Senior Government Affairs Manager, Bayer
  • Dr Sue Mann, Medical Expert for Sexual Health and Reproductive Health, Public Health England
  • Verity Thomas-James, Associate Director, Policy and Communications, MSD

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.