Dr Benoy Shah – President

Dr Benoy Shah is a consultant cardiologist at University Hospital Southampton. His subspecialist areas of interest are cardiovascular imaging (specifically echocardiography) and valvular heart disease. 

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professor Norman Briffa – past president

Professor Norman Briffa is a consultant cardiac surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Reader at the University of Sheffield.

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Dr Madalina Garbi – President Elect

Dr Madalina Garbi is a consultant cardiologist with special interests in echocardiography & heart valve disease at the Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge.

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professor John Chambers – founding president

Professor John Chambers became a consultant cardiologist in 1991 and was appointed Professor of Clinical Cardiology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in 2009. His specialist interests are cardiac imaging and heart valve disease.

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Dr DOMINIK SCHLOSSHAN – secretary

Dr Dominik Schlosshan is a Consultant Cardiologist in cardiac imaging at the Yorkshire Heart Centre in Leeds. He is clinical lead for cardiac imaging and one of the largest valve clinics in the UK.

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Dr LAURA DOBSON – Education Secretary

Dr Laura Dobson is a Consultant Cardiologist with a specialist interest in Echocardiography and Valvular Heart Disease at Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester.

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Dr ANDREW MARSHALL – Treasurer

Dr Andrew Marshall is a Consultant Cardiologist at East Sussex Healthcare Trust. His subspecialty interests are in cardiac imaging, heart valve disease and heart failure.

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Mr NEIL CARTWRIGHT – SCTS Representative

Neil Cartwright is a consultant cardiothoracic surgeon at the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield. His sub-specialist area of interest is mitral valve surgery.

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Dr BRIAN CAMPBELL – SCST Representative

Dr Brian Campbell joined BHVS in November 2011 as the Society for Cardiological Science and Technology (SCST) representative. He is the Head Clinical Scientist for Training and Research in Echocardiography at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London.

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Dr MAMTA BUCH – Interventional Cardiology Representative

Dr Mamta Buch is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist (Structural and Coronary) at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT). She was appointed in 2011 and leads the transcatheter heart valve services.

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Professor Vassilios Vassiliou – Communications Secretary

Prof Vassilios Vassiliou is a Clinical Professor in Cardiac Medicine at the University of East Anglia and an honorary consultant cardiologist at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

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Dr Harriett Hurrell – Communications Secretary

Dr Harriett Hurrell is a cardiology registrar and currently a Clinical Research Fellow at Guys & St Thomas’ Hospitals in central London.

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Dr Nabila Laskar – BJCA Representative

Dr Nabila Laskar is a cardiology registrar and currently a Clinical Research Fellow at the Barts Heart Centre in central London.

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Mrs PAT KHAN – Patient Representative

Patricia Khan is the Council’s patient representative. She had mitral valve repair (Mr James Barnard) at Wythenshawe Hospital Manchester NHS Foundation Trust in 2013.

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Dr PETER SAVILL – PCCS Representative

Dr Peter Savill is a community cardiology specialist and clinical lead for the Mid Hampshire and Southampton community cardiology services.

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Mr RICHARD BAZNEH – Society Administrator / Manager

Richard Bazneh has been the BHVS administrator since the Society was founded in 2010. He helps the society with all its administrative activities and the facilitation of its educational meetings and training.

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