The BDA Benevolent Fund was established in 1883 and is an unincorporated charity, registered with the Charity Commission.
Administrator: Mrs Susan Dare
General Manager: Ms Laura Hannon
Dr Viorica Bergman, Dr Richard Elvin, Dr Bill Nichols, Dr Mavis Phipps, Dr Ann Rockey, Dr John Sandham, Professor Philip Sutcliffe, Dr Peter Swiss, Dr Sylvia Theaker, Professor Nairn Wilson, Dr Shirley Zangwill
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Dr Austin Banner
Trustee since 2010
Dental speciality – Retired consultant Orthodontist
County – Southern Counties
I am a Past President of BDA Southern Counties Branch with extensive committee, management, teaching and training experience. A trained mentor “The skilled Helper”.
Dr Peter Crooks
Trustee since 2020
Dental Speciality – General Dental Practitioner
County – Antrim, Northern Ireland
I am the representative of the Principal Executive Committee of the BDA on the BDA Benevolent Fund Board. I hope to continue and foster the close working relationship between the Charity and the BDA, of whose members are also members of the charity. I’m also a Director and Secretary of a charitable company – CHEERS Youth Centre.
Dr Molly Deykin
Dr Allan Franklin
Dr Alex Gormley
Trustee since 2020
Dental Speciality – Academic Clinical Fellow at the University of Bristol
County – Bristol
I have worked in primary dental care and a maxillofacial unit since graduation. I am continuing my dental core training alongside academic training at the University of Bristol. I also serve as the Early Career Representative as an invited board member at the FDS at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Dr Chris Hayward
Dr Philip Henderson
Dr Ros Keeton
Trustee since 2008
Dental Specialty – Leadership and management of Dental Services
County – Shropshire
I am an experienced NHS Chief Executive and health care leader who combines a dental background with substantial leadership experience. I am also a Chairman of a specialist hospice and EOL charity Compton Care. I am a passionate and committed advocate for dentists in distress.
Dr Julie Kirkby
Dr Stuart Robson
County– North Yorkshire