Executive Committee: 10 Elected representatives
Chief Executive: Doris-Ann Williams MBE
Chairs of Corporate Members Groups for the ACB and IBMS
BIVDA representative on EDMA Board
Doris-Ann Williams MBE
Doris-Ann Williams joined BIVDA as Director General in October 2001. Doris-Ann has previously held a number of technical and product management positions with a variety of diagnostic companies including Amersham International, Becton Dickinson and ICN. Her role prior to joining BIVDA was as European Product Manager for Hitachi Chemical Diagnostics. Doris–Ann brought with her considerable regulatory experience, an expert knowledge of export and distributor markets plus direct and diverse management experience in the diagnostics industry.
Rachel joined BIVDA in September 2011; she has a BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Science but has spent most of her career running small businesses (from seafood to ladies shoes) in one capacity or another. Her last role was as Office manager for a housing research consultancy where she honed her administrative skills over 7 years. Rachel comes to BIVDA with extensive experience and knowledge of SMEs across the commercial, retail and consultancy sectors. She is innovative and supports Doris-Ann with broad technical knowledge and an understanding of commercial decision-making, and has developed her original role of Office Manager to the senior Operations Manager where member relations and association operations will be her focus.
Public Affairs Manager
Gemma has a first class BA (Hons) in Politics from the University of Greenwich and an MA in Critical Theory from the University of Sussex. After spending some time in research roles at the House of Commons, Gemma joined Portcullis Public Affairs as a junior consultant. She worked on a variety of healthcare accounts and led a national project for a leading patient group which was eventually presented to the Minister for Health, Anne Milton MP. She then joined BIVDA and has been enjoying working closely with Doris-Ann, devising the public affairs strategy for the British IVD sector.
Sharron comes from a solid working background in administration which has included working in Law. In her last role she was employed within the Youth Work sector, based around empowering young people through their hidden talents in music, dance or drama. Sharron will be supporting the whole team in administrative matters.
BIVDA have a number of working parties dedicated to various aspects of the diagnostics industry.
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Kit Madden OBE
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