Image of Jean, Lady Wilson OBE

Lady Jean Wilson is the Co-Founder and Chairperson of the Hearing Conservation Council; President of the UK IMPACT Foundation and Vice President of Sightsavers International. With her husband Sir John Wilson, she established the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind … Continued

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Rod Clark is an experienced organisational leader and manager, whose skills include project development and management. Educated at London University, Rod worked in local government health and social services management and in the National Health Service, before becoming Capital Projects … Continued

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Padman Ratnesar graduated in Sri Lanka in 1960 and completed his post-graduate studies in the UK. He was a Consultant Otolaryngologist and Head and Neck Surgeon from 1973 to 2003 and is now retired. During his career, he established ENT … Continued

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Valerie Newton is Professor Emerita in Audiologcial Medicine, University of Manchester and a Trustee of Hearing Conservation Council. She is Managing Editor of Hearing, Balance and Communication*, the journal of the International Association of Physicians in Audiology and has edited … Continued

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John Smith spent thirty four years working in the Banking Profession, with the last five years focusing on the Healthcare Sector; he took early retirement in 2012. Having spent three months off enjoying early retirement, he was offered a post … Continued

Greg Bock, HCC Trustee

Gregory Bock was educated in Australia and was awarded a PhD from Monash University in 1969.  From 1969 until 1985 he held academic research posts in Australia, the UK, the USA, and France, returning to the UK in 1978 to … Continued

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Michael Gleeson is Professor of Otolaryngology and Skull Base Surgery to the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery; Emeritus Consultant Otolaryngologist to Kings, and Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals and Honorary Consultant Skull Base Surgeon to the Great Ormond Street … Continued

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Professor Linda Luxon trained in General Medicine and Neurology at St Thomas’ Hospital and Queen Square and additionally in Neuro-otology at University of California at Los Angeles. She was appointed Consultant Physician at Queen Square in 1980 and to the … Continued

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Seema Shah is an Audiological Scientist currently running an independent practice in Nairobi.  She is a Fellow of the British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists and holds a Masters degree in Audiological Science from the University College London. She has … Continued

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Dr Tony Sirimanna is a Consultant Audiological Physician at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and the Head of the Department of Audiology, Audiological Medicine & Cochlear Implant. He has been at GOSH as a consultant for the past 18 years and … Continued

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Andrew Smith is an Honorary Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. His principal interest is the epidemiology, impact and prevention of hearing loss in developing countries. He is co-director of the short course “Public Health Planning … Continued

Image of Augustus Thambapallai, HCC trustee

Dr Augustus Thambapillai attended Medical School in Sri Lanka and after having graduated, worked in Sri Lanka for seven years before going to Northern Nigeria where he spent a further five years. He arrived in the UK in 1985 and … Continued