Trustees

Simon Beckett is a farmer and businessman from West Midlands.

Malcom Gibb, now retired, was a university lecturer and researcher in psychology with a special interest in the development of sexual identity. He worked for many years in the voluntary sector, principally in the field of youth counselling and advisory work, and in the development of information resources for young people. He has been HIV positive for many years and is keenly interested in improving all aspects of the care of patients with HIV as well as other chronic viral infections such as hepatitis. Malcom sadly passed away January 2015.

Charles Jordan is Chief Executive of Servol Community Trust, a non-Executive Director of Northern Birmingham NHS Mental Heath Trust, a local magistrate, and a trustee of Eric Vincent Trust. He has qualifications in business management, applied psychology of mental illness, human resource management and law.

Dr Adrian Palfreeman is a Consultant Physician in GU medicine and HIV and honorary senior lecturer at Leicester university. He also works as a senior clinical scientist ant the medical research council clinical trials unit at university college London. His research interests include strategic clinical trials in HIV and HIV testing. He is currently the Vice chair of the British HIV association

Professor Jonathan Ross is a Consultant in the Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Whittall Street Clinic, and Professor of Sexual Health in Birmingham City University and has a long record of research. His MD project was on The Epidemiology of Gonococcal Serovars. His interests are chlamydia, pelvic inflammatory disease  sexual behaviour and epidemiology of gonorrhoea and chlamydia.

Dr Mohsen Shahmanesh (Hon Secretary) is a retired Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine and HIV at Whittall Street Clinic and Hon Clinical Lecturer at the University of Birmingham. He was editor of Sexually Transmitted Infections and Chaired the Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) to the Joint Committee for Higher Medical Education at the Royal College of Physicians on training in genitourinary medicine, and a member of the Expert Advisory Group on AIDS to the Department of Health. His research interests were the effects of HIV an its treatment on metabolism.