Current Academy Registrar Professor Philippa Saunders is due to stand down from her role on 1 July 2021 after a highly successful five years in post. Nominations are now sought to identify a successor to this important Academy role.
The nomination process to identify the next Academy Registrar is now open. A letter from the Academy President, Dame Anne Johnson - who chairs the Academy’s Nominations Committee which oversees the appointment of Honorary Officers - is available on this page. Further details about the role (including information about the election process) and a nomination form are also available to download from the side of this page.
Current Registrar Professor Philippa Saunders FMedSci has also written this short piece: 'Why you should want my role: Academy Registrar' to help potential candidates gain an insight into the unique opportunities this position has to offer.
The Academy is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and encouraging a wide range of nominations senior decision making roles – you can read this piece on 5 things all Fellows can do to support diversity in Academy decision making. Suggestions and expressions of interest are welcome from any area of the Fellowship and should be sent, in confidence, to Dame Anne Johnson at email@example.com . Fellows wishing to discuss the role further are invited to contact Dame Anne at the earliest opportunity.
The deadline for receipt of completed nominations is 30 April 2021.
Council will elect the next Registrar at its June meeting.