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Governance

 

We are governed by a Board of Trustees who are responsible for the management and direction of Blood Pressure UK.

All our Trustees have full legal responsibility for our actions. They are unpaid volunteers, and all are experts in high blood pressure and its management.

The Board meets once a year and delegates day-to-day responsibility for the running of Blood Pressure UK to the Chief Executive Officer.

 

The Board of Trustees

Chair of Trustees
Graham MacGregor CBE
Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Barts & The London

Graham MacGregor is Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine (Barts & The London) and Honorary Consultant Physician at St George's Hospital, London. 

Professor MacGregor set up Blood Pressure UK in 2001. He is also chairman of Action on Salt (Previously known as CASH - Consensus Action on Salt and Health), WASH, Action on Sugar, sits on the board for the World Hypertension League and has served as President of The British and Irish Hypertension Society.

Professor MacGregor's research work has focused on the mechanisms underlying the rise in blood pressure in hypertension, the importance of the renin-angiotensin system, and the influence of salt and potassium intake on health. Professor MacGregor has authored many scientific articles on various aspects of blood pressure and cardiovascular medicine.  

In June 2019, he was awarded a CBE in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Treasurer
Mr C R Guy Biggin

Medical Trustees
Professor Gareth Beevers
Professor of Medicine, Birmingham

Professor Bryan Williams
Professor of Medicine, University College London Hospitals

Professor Sir Mark Caulfield
Professor of Medicine, London

Nirmala Markandu
Senior Research Fellow - Nursing, London

Rebecca Suckling 
Consultant Nephrologist and Associate Medical Director, London

Dr Pauline Swift 
Consultant Nephrologist, London

 

Our Annual Reports and Accounts
Our Annual reports and Accounts can be found on the Charity Commission website

 

 

 

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02078826255