Dr Jon Redman - Chairman

  • Consultant Anaesthetist at York Hospital
  • Areas of interest: Bariatrics, and exercise testing (CPEX)
  • Likes: Yorkshire beer, running and skiing
  • Dislikes: Southern lager

Dr Andy McKechnie - Vice Chairman

  • Consultant Anaesthetist at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust and Airway Lead and RCoA College Tutor
  • Areas of Research - HFNO for pre oxygenation in the Obese; Deep block in the Bariatric population and Apnoeic oxygenation in airway management.
  • Areas of clinical interest - Bariatrics, ENT, Airway management, Anaesthetic training and trainee wellbeing.
  • Likes - Conferences and public speaking
  • Dislikes - Public speaking at conferences

 - IT lead

  • This role is currently being delivered by John Cousins


Dr Stefan Radauceanu - Research + Education

  • Consultant Anaesthetist Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Bariatric Anaesthesia Lead and RCoA College Tutor
  • Areas of Interest: Bariatrics and Upper GI, Simulation, Anaesthetic Training

Dr Philippa Fabb - Secretary

  • Consultant in Anaesthesia and Governance / Safety Lead at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust.
  • Director of Anaesthesia for National Weight loss surgery provider
  • Areas of work interest: Bariatrics, Systems Safety / Safety II / Human Factors in Healthcare success
  • Outside of work: bringing up my 3 children to share my loves of running and playing on the water.

Dr James Morgan - Treasurer

  • Consultant Anaesthetist at Swansea Bay University Health Board
  • Areas of clinical interest - Cardiothoracic anaesthesia and critical care, upper GI and bariatric anaesthesia
  • Areas of Research - Deep neuromuscular blockade for laparoscopy, peritoneal protection during pneumoperitoneum
  • Likes - When a plan comes together
  • Dislikes - Daily Mail

Dr Harry Thompson - Trainee Rep

  • ST5 Imperial School of Anaesthesia
  • Interested in the impact of obesity on injury patterns in major trauma and airway, Medical education through social media, avid GAT member
  • Creator of SOBA merchandise

Dr Tom Wojcikiewicz - Fellows Rep

  • Currently ST7 Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals
  • Previous Bariatric Fellow at St Mary’s Hospital
  • Areas of Interests: bariatric surgery, regional anaesthesia and thoracics.
  • Other interests include trainee welfare and education. Member of the Association of Anaesthetists Trainee Committee 2017 to 2019.