· Patrons and Ambassadors

PATRONS : Medical and Specialist Advisors

BASC are proud that the following eminent professionals are our Patrons and Advisors,

The Rt. Hon. The Lady Mashom of Ilton
active member of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Skin

The Rt. Hon. Lord Barry Jones, KBE, PC
Vice President of the charity Attend

Beryl de Souza MPhil BSc(Hons) MBBS FRCS(Eng) MEd
Plastic Surgeon, Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Plastic Surgery, Imperial College

Tim Goodacre MSc MBBS FRCS
Consultant Plastic Surgeon, BAPRAS President 2011, elected Vice President of the Royal College of Surgeons England) 2020-2023

Nick Dudman
Multi award-winning special effects makeup artist; credits include all the Harry Potter films, The Empire Strikes Back, Batman (creating Jack Nicholson’s joker) and Star Wars episode 1.

Gary Jenkins
Computer and IT specialist –  Elitehelp Ltd., Elite PC Systems

Michael Murphy
Pathology Technician, NHS Mortuary and Bereavement Manager – Funeral Director Owens of Liscard

Sarah Parkinson, BSc (Hons) FIMPT
Consultant Maxillofacial Prosthetist / MFU Laboratory Manager

Dr Ingrid Wilson MB ChB BSc(Hons) DRCOG MPH FFPH IAT
GP, Trichologist, Aesthetician

Professor Andrew Wright  MB ChB BmedSci LRCP MRCS FRCP
Consultant Dermatologist, Senior Research Fellow (University of Bradford)

Tim Wright
Hosting, website development & IT specialist –  Tantrumedia Limited.

Retired Patrons

John Buckle (2008 – 2015)
Consultant Maxillofacial Prosthetist, Specialist Advisor to Macmillan Cancer Backup

In Memoriam

Peter Lapsley (BASC Patron 2008-2013)
Patient advocate, ex CEO Skin Care Campaign, patient editor of the BMJ



representing patients’ interests are

Ros Mawazini, appointed 1998
Kerrie Newsham, appointed 2015
Catrin Pugh, appointed 2015
Shari Royle, appointed 2009