British Orthopaedic Research Society

The British Orthopaedic Research Society (BORS) is a multidisciplinary association devoted to pursuing research relevant to orthopaedic and musculoskeletal surgery


The Committee of the British Orthopaedic Research Society comprises three Executive Officers: the President, Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer who are responsible for the running of the Society and are answerable to its members. Each is elected, by the members, for a term of three years.

There are also three Committee Members who assist with the running of the Society, especially the selection of the scientific content of the meeting programmes.

Additional members are the Web Master and other co-opted members as below.


Officers of the Society:

  • President (2018 onward): Richie Gill
  • Honorary Treasurer (2018-2021): Ines Reichert
  • Honorary Secretary (2016-2019): Val Sparks
  • Secretary Elect (2018-2019): Sophie Williams

Committee Members:

  • Deborah Mason
  • Engagement Officer: Claire Brockett
  • Young Investigator Representative: Iain Murray
  • Past BORS Travelling Fellows Representative: Catherine Pendergrass
  • Web Master: Andrew Phillips

Co-opted Committee Members:

  • Co-opted member Bone & Joint Research: Hamish Simpson
  • Co-opted BOTA representative: Rory Morrison

Board of Trustees:

  • Mark Wilkinson (Chair)
  • Hamish Simpson
  • Brigitte Scammell
  • Gordon Blunn
  • Rob Wallace
  • Sabina Gheduzzi
  • Arash Angadji (Charities Representative)

BORS Adminstrator:

  • BORS Administrator: Rachel Godfrey


Ex-officio Trustees

Pending change to CIO status

  • President: Mark Wilkinson
  • Treasurer: Rob Wallace
  • Secretary: Val Sparkes


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