Dr. Makani Purva


President of Association of Simulated Practice in Healthcare (ASPiH). Experienced Consultant and Anaesthetist, and Chief Medical Officer NHS Teaching Hospitals Trust.




Dr. Lulu Sherif

Vice Chair

Professor in Anesthesiology and Advanced Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator. Presently the Head of Healthcare Simulation Education at Father Muller Simulation and Skill Centre, Mangalore, India. Executive Board member of SHS (India).



Dr. Ganni Sandeep

Director of Smart Lab, GSL Medical college, India. Doctorate in simulation based education and technologies with special interest in assessment and virtual reality training. Entrepreneur and advocate for Healthcare simulation.




Prof. Dinker R. Pai

Director of Medical Simulation Centre and Professor of Surgery at Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Centre, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, (Puducherry, India). Specialist General Surgeon with special interest in trauma. Experienced simulation educator
and administrator.



Prof. Guillaume Alinier

Director of Research at Hamad Medical Corporation Ambulance Service (Qatar), Visiting Professor at the University of Hertfordshire (UK), and Adjunct Professor at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar. Twenty years of simulation-based education and research expertise in a range of healthcare disciplines in the academic, hospital, and pre-hospital care institutional settings.


Andy Buttery

Simulation specialist trainer and educator, also studying Human Factors. An Operating Department Practitioner, currently the Regional Simulation & Human Factors Project Lead based at Canterbury Christ Church University.




Dr. Rakshay Shetty

Experienced pediatric intensivist. Founder and President of PediSTARS, India.








Chris Attoe

Clinical, management, and research experience in the NHS and has published widely in the field of mental health education.






Photograph of Professor Jack Jakomowicz, member of the IJoHS operating board.

Prof. Jack Jakimowicz

Professor Safety in Health Care at Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. Leads field of minimally invasive surgery & expertise in ergonomic applications and new technological developments. Currently, Chairman of Laparoscopic Surgical Skills Foundation (LSS).



Jaap Schepen

c.30yrs of operating expertise as CFO for various businesses at RELX and BAT Plc.




Jo Bottrill

Experienced publishing professional, working with academic and education content for more than 20 years.