Steering Committee

The Steering Committee meets quarterly to discuss the work of the Office. The committee is composed of a representative group of people involved in the management and support of people affected by rare conditions.


Stephen Bowhay, Lead Clinical Pharmacist, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Professor Julie Brittenden, Research & Development Director, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Paul Connor, Policy & Health Economics Manager, Kyowa Kirin

Natalie Frankish, Policy & Engagement Officer for Scotland, Genetic Alliance UK

Dr Iain Horrocks, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow

Adam Kelly, Trusts & Giving Manager, Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity

Dr Alan Mathers, Associate Medical Director Women & Children’s Directorate, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow

Dr Ruth McGowan, Consultant in Clinical Genetics, West of Scotland Regional Genetics Service

Steve & Alison Reid-Timoney, the Reid-Timoney Charitable Foundation

Dr Peter Robinson, Consultant Paediatrician in Metabolic Medicine, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow

Jen Rogers, Chief Nurse for Paediatric and Neonatal Services. NHS GGC

Arlene Smyth, Executive Officer, Turner Syndrome Support Society

Gregor Walker, Consultant General Paediatric and Neonatal Surgeon, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow

Professor Sameer Zuberi, EpiCare Representative, ScotCRN lead for West of Scotland, NHS GGC

Steering Committee Members Area