Presidents Handover 2018

BOA President (2017-2018) – Ananda Nanu
Ananda Nanu has been a consultant in Sunderland since Nov 1994. He trained on the Northern rotation and his main interest remains trauma. He has been Chairman of the AO Principles and Advances course in the UK, and been international Faculty on the Masters Courses. He has been on the Council of the BOA since 2013 and part of the Executive since 2016. He is also a member of Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

BOA President Elect (2017-2018) – Professor Philip Turner
Professor Philip Turner has been a consultant orthopaedic surgeon based at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, UK since 1990.  He is the senior surgeon in the department and specialises in all aspects of knee surgery having established a tertiary referral unit for complex knee problems. His clinical interests are in sports injuries of the knee, complex knee ligament reconstructions, the arthritic knee in younger patients, disorders of the patello-femoral joint and the failed knee replacement.

He is a Council and Executive member of the BOA and President from 2018 to 2019.  He has previously been the North West Orthopaedic Training Programme Director, Head of the HENW School of Surgery, Chair of the Confederation of Post-Graduate Schools of Surgery and Chair of the BOA Training Standards and Curriculum Committee.

He has been involved in surgical education throughout his career and has been the Chair of the IQA Committee of the Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations.  He was awarded the Fellowship of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers of the RCS Edinburgh in 2016. He is active in promoting research and service delivery in his role as a domain clinical lead in the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre and Chair of the Greater Manchester Orthopaedic Alliance. He holds an Honorary Professorship in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Salford.