Dr Quinton Deeley (Chair)
Dr Deeley is an honorary consultant psychiatrist in the South London and Maudsley Trust National Autism Unit, Adult ADHD Service, and Behavioural Genetics and Autism Assessment Clinic.
Prof Peter Garrard
Peter studied Literae Humaniores at Worcester College Oxford, before embarking on a degree in medicine at the University of Bristol.
Dr Tania Gergel
Tania is a senior research fellow in the Department of Psychological Medicine, Kings College London, and has expertise in mental health, ethics and law. Her areas of interest include: advance decision-making and decision making-capacity; the ethics of coercion and leverage within psychiatry; personhood and mental disorder; and stigma.
Dr Robert Harland
Robert completed his psychiatric training at the Maudlsey Hospital and is now a consultant psychiatrist at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and Clinical Director of the Psychosis Clinical Academic Group.
Dr Nikola Kern
Nikola studied medicine at the University of Heidelberg and completed her Doctor of Medicine thesis there. She worked at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich and was awarded a scholarship from the Max Planck Society to follow research in the field of genetics of affective and anxiety disorders.
Dr Gareth Owen
Gareth studied philosophy and physics and then medicine at the University of London. He subsequently trained in clinical neuroscience at Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge before starting clinical and research training in psychiatry at the Maudsley Hospital and Institute of Psychiatry in 2002. Since then his research has addressed problems at the intersection of mental health and justice. Gareth is Reader at King’s College London and runs the Mental Health, Ethics and Law Research Group in the Department of Psychological Medicine and also works as a consultant psychiatrist.
Lord David Alliance
Lord David Owen and Mrs Deborah Owen
Professor George Szmukler
The Institute of Social Psychiatry
The Wellcome Trust