IPS Management Executive Group

The IPS Management Executive Group

The Management Executive Group is responsible for leading, implementing and managing the business activity of IPS in accordance with the strategic and business plans and on behalf of the Board of Trustees.  Its activities are defined in the Terms of Reference

The MEG consists of 14 members:

Business Group Leads

  • Education and Professional Development
  • Editorial Management Group
  • Scientific Programme Committee
  • Research and Development
  • International Engagement Committee
  • Corporate Affairs Group

Country Representatives

  • Board Member (England)
  • Board Member (Scotland)
  • Board Member (Wales)
  • Board Member (Northern Ireland)
  • Board Member (Republic of Ireland)

The Honorary Officers and their deputies are appointed by membership vote every 2 years, the Business Group Leads are appointed by the MEG for a 2-year term, and the Country Leads are nominated by the Branches within their region for a 2-year term.

For details of past and present officers see below

If you would like further information on the board please contact Lynne Duncan IPSPA@fitwise.co.uk 

The Current IPS Managment Executive Group

Lynn Rodrigues

Country Lead (England)

Lynn Rodrigues

Oct, 2020
Pat Cattini

President

Pat Cattini

Apr, 2020
Jennie Wilson

Incoming President

Jennie Wilson

Apr, 2020
Joanne Taylor

Hon. Treasurer

Joanne Taylor

Oct, 2020
Pixy Strazds

Hon. Secretary

Pixy Strazds

Oct, 2020
Lisa Butcher

Vice President

Lisa Butcher

Oct, 2020
Joanne Reynard

Deputy Secretary

Joanne Reynard

Oct, 2020
Lillian Chiwera

Deputy Treasurer

Lillian Chiwera

Oct, 2020
Hannah Bysouth

IEC Coordinator

Hannah Bysouth

Apr, 2020
Kat Topley

SPC Coordinator

Kat Topley

Oct, 2020
Vickie Longstaff

EPDC Coordinator

Vickie Longstaff

Apr, 2020
Tracey Gauci

Country Lead (Wales)

Tracey Gauci

Apr, 2020
Caroline McGeary

Country Lead (Northern Ireland)

Caroline McGeary

Oct, 2020
Maura Smiddy

Country Lead (Ireland)

Maura Smiddy

Apr, 2020
Heather Loveday

Journal Editor

Heather Loveday

Apr, 2020
Diane Stark

Country Lead (Scotland)

Diane Stark

Apr, 2020

Previous IPS Officers and Patrons

Presidents of IPS

2018 - present Pat Cattini
2016 - 2018 Neil Wigglesworth
2014 - 2016 Heather Loveday
2012 - 2014 Julie Storr
2010 - 2012   Tracey Cooper
2008 - 2010 Martin Kiernan
2007 - 2008 Judy Potter
 

 

Treasurers of IPS

2020 - present Joanne Taylor
2018 - 2020 Claire Chadwick
2016 - 2018 Philip Pugh
2014 - 2016 Gary Thirkell
2012 - 2014 Debbie Flaxman
2009 - 2012 David Tucker
2008 - 2009 Pat Chislett
2007 - 2008 Phiip Pugh

Secretaries of IPS

2020 - present Pixy Strazds
2018 - 2020 Valya Weston
2016 - 2018 Carole Hallam
2014 - 2016 Debbie Wright
2012 - 2014 Lesley Wharton
2010 – 2012 Gill Manojlovic
2008 – 2010 Philip Pugh
2007 – 2008 Neil Wigglesworth

IPS Patrons

Professor Didier Pittet

Professor Didier Pittet is the Director of the Infection Control Programme and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient SafetyUniversity of Geneva Hospitals, Switzerland. Since 2005, Professor Pittet has additionally been the External Lead of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Patient Safety Challenge “Clean Care is Safer Care” and African Partnerships for Patient Safety. He became Patron of IPS in 2013.

In the 2007 New Year Honours List, Didier Pittet was awarded the Honorary Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in recognition of his services related to the prevention of healthcare-associated infections in the UK.

Dame Gillian Morgan DBE 

 

Dame Gillian Morgan DBE (Gill) qualified at UCH London medical school - competing her clinical roles as Director Public Health at Leicestershire Health Authority in the early 1990’s. Thereafter Gill held the posts of Chief Executive, North and East Devon Health Authority, Chief Executive, NHS Confederation and then Permanent Secretary, Welsh Government. Gill was also Chair of the Alzheimer’s Society for a number of years and although now officially retired from full time work, she is currently Chair of NHS Providers. She becane Patron of IPS in 2019.

Chairs of ICNA

2006 - 2007 Judy Potter
2004 - 2006 Jean Lawrence
2002 - 2004 Christine Perry
2000 - 2002 Sheila Morgan
1997 - 2000 Susan Macqueen
1994 - 1997 Dee May
1991 - 1994 Janet M Roberts
1988 - 1991 Judith A Sedgwick
1985 - 1988 Lynda J Taylor
1982 - 1985 Margaret Worsley
1978 - 1982 Elizabeth A Jenner
1975 - 1978 Barbara Goodall
1971 - 1975 A Isbister Smith
   
1970 - 1971 Henry Street

Treasurers of ICNA

2006 - 2007 Philip Pugh
2000 - 2006 Philip Pugh
1996 - 1999 Dafydd Williams
1992 - 1996 Doreen Mathews

Secretaries of ICNA

2006 – 2007 Neil Wigglesworth
2003 – 2006 Heather Gentry
2000 – 2003 Lynn Parker
1997 – 2000 Sue Wiseman

ICNA President

2009 – 2012
2003 – 2009 

Jill MacLeod Clark
Professor Robert Pratt

 

Contact us

For all membership enquiries including joining, renewals etc. please contact Lesley-Anne:

Telephone: 01506 292 050

Email: IPS@fitwise.co.uk

To update or change your details, please do this via the members' area of the website.

To get in touch with the IPS Board, or for all media enquiries please contact Lynne Duncan, IPS PA:

Telephone: 01506 292 023

Email: IPSPA@fitwise.co.uk