The Project is run by a Community Interest Company as a non-profit organisation with assets locked to a Registered Charity which works in support of Refugee Doctors.

Directors :

Dr Andrew Mowat [Chairman]

Andrew is Chair of Trustees of BMA Charities, a body which supports refugee doctors. He retired as a GP in Louth and Woodhall Spa in 2015, but continues as a GP Appraiser and Mentor, and is still active in the BMA nationally and locally. He sings comperes and is a soloist with the Louth Male Voice Choir.

Andrew has the responsibility for seeking funding opportunities and stakeholder engagement

Dr Tony Hill MBE

Tony is a former Director of Public Health in both Northern Lincolnshire and Lincolnshire County. He is currently leading clinical engagement for the Lincolnshire STP; assisting with the plans for a medical school for Lincolnshire; and mentoring Health and Welbeing Boards for the LGA.”

Tony holds the responsibility working the agencies such as benefits and housing.


Mr Vince Ion

Vince is a former Health Visitor who has a long background in NHS health education, and who now runs a social enterprise company. He is a devoted Everton supporter.

Vince has the responsibility for marketing, communications and quality standards.


Dr Suganthi Joachim

Suganthi is Clinical Director of Anaesthetic Services for United Lincolnshire Hospital Trust (ULHT), and was formally the Director of the Foundation Training Programme in ULHT for doctors entering postgraduate training.

Suganthi holds the lead for the quality of clinical placements, education and training and the GMC regulatory framework.

Mr Andrew North

Andrew is former Chief Executive of both North Lincs & Goole and United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust. He too sings with Louth Male Voice Choir.

Andrew has the responsibility of the finances and the structure of the programme.

Rt Rev David Rossdale

David is formerly Bishop of Grimsby, in the Diocese of Lincoln.

David holds the role of pastoral and peer support. As the well as supporting with the social aspects of the community.

Associate Directors :

Professor Maureen Baker CBE                       

Maureen is a General Practitioner, and formerly Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners. She is also Clinical Director of Patient Safety at the Health and Social Care Information Centre.

Maureen represents connection to the national health community.

Jill Guild                                                                         

Jill has recently left Health Education England in the East Midlands, and was the Project Manager for the project. She continues as an Associate on the Board.

She has responsibility for liaison with local health education and workforce planning bodies.

Dr Kieran Sharrock                      

Kieran is Medical Director of Lincolnshire’s Local Medical Committee, and a GP in Spilsby. Kieran is a keen cyclist.

Kieran represents connections to the wider health community.