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CBS Executive Board

Mr Mark Henley - CBS President

Mark is CBS's President and a past  President of BAPRAS.  He is a Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon (Nottingham & Derby NHS Hospitals since 1994) and a Member of the British Burn Association, the Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland and the British Society of Surgery of the Hand. Mark led the development of PRASIS to support improvements in patient care and standards of practice. He is a Senior Consultant of Trent Regional Cleft Lip & Palate Surgery.



Miss Shireen McKenzie - Executive Board Member

Shireen has been a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust since 2011. She also currently holds the post of Director of Undergraduate Medicine, previously being the Co-Lead of the Year 3 MBChB at The University of Leeds. She is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer for the University of Leeds. Shireen is the Honorary Secretary for the Faculty of Surgical Trainers( Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh-RCSEd) and a Regional Ambassador for RCSEd. She has also been part of the Executive Committee for Non -Operative Technical skills in Surgery( NoTSS) at the RCSEd and feels that this is an important aspect of training in the operating theatre to enhance both patient and staff safety. Her specialist interests are in surgical education, both at an Undergraduate and postgraduate level . She mentors various undergraduate surgical groups especially those from more diverse backgrounds and aims to create nurturing surgical environments where we can "train and
retain" the Surgeons of tomorrow.

Professor Mansoor Khan - Executive Board Member

Mansoor is a Consultant Oesophagogastric, General and Trauma Surgeon at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals. He obtained FRCS in General Surgery in 2010 and deployed to Camp Bastion in Afghanistan followed by 1-year Trauma Critical Care Fellowship at the world-renowned R Adams Cowley Shock-Trauma Center. Mansoor has undertaken multiple operational tours and his positions have included; Consultant Advisor in General Surgery to the Medical Director, General Royal Navy and multiple international Honorary and Visiting Professorships, editor/associate editor and reviewer for multiple journals, Director of the Definitive Surgical TraumaSkills course at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and co-author of Trauma: Code Red.

Mr Peter Sedman - Executive Board Member

Peter is the Medical Director for the Department of Cardiology in Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Consultant Gastrointestinal and General Surgeon in Hull since 1996. His principal clinical interest is in laparoscopic surgery. Peter currently serves on the Education Committee of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons and is the surgical representative on the Yorkshire NHS Senate. Previous positions include -  Minimal Access Tutor at the Royal College of Surgeons of England; President of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland; Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee of Hull's sole private hospital for over 8 years.

Mr Alistair Jenkins - Executive Board Member

Mr Alistair Jenkins is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at the RVI’s Neurosciences  Centre where he specialises in neurovascular, skull base and pituitary tumours, trigeminal neuralgia, pain, functional neurosurgery and paediatric neurosurgery. Mr Jenkins trained in Glasgow, Manchester and Liverpool and has been a Consultant in Newcastle since 1990. He has had publications in areas including epilepsy surgery and paediatric neurosurgery and is past-President of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons. Visiting Professorships in India, Greece, Pakistan, Serbia; Invited lectures also in Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Brazil, Oman, France, South Africa, China.


Mr Peter Brennan - Co-opted Member

Peter is an NHS Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (OMFS) in Portsmouth, specialising in head and neck oncology with a personal chair for his research and education achievements. He has over 730 publications to date, with more than 80 on patient safety and human factors. He is a committed trainer and educator, collaborating across specialties and disciplines. Peter won the Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) 2022 Silver Scalpel Award – the most prestigious accolade across all 10 UK surgical specialties for excellence in training. 


Ms Ruth Waters - Co-opted Member

Ruth Waters is a Consultant at the University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust working in the plastic surgery department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. She graduated from Southampton University Medical School and trained in plastic surgery in Norwich and the West Midlands. She was appointed to her consultant post in 1996 and has specialised in all aspects of breast reconstruction and microsurgical reconstruction of the lower limb. She has a particular interest in the surgical management of lymphedema.


Miss Philippa Jackson - Co-opted Member

Philippa is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon with a specialist interest in Breast and Body Surgery. Philippa is UK-trained and graduated from Kings College London, she has been working in Plastic Surgery exclusively since 2010. Her current roles include: Substantive Consultant Plastic Surgeon, North Bristol NHS Trust; Private Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon; Medicolegal Expert in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.





Professor John MacFie - Past President

John is the Founder of CBS, he retired from the NHS in May 2017. He was appointed as Consultant Surgeon to Scarborough in 1986 and from 2012 was employed by the York Foundation Teaching Hospital Trust. He has a personal Chair with the University of Hull and is affiliated to the Academic Surgical Unit, Castle Hill, Cottingham, Hull. He was President of the Association of Surgeons of GB and Ireland (ASGBI) from 2010 to 2012, was appointed Chairman of the Surgical Forum of GB and Ireland (formerly the Senate of Surgery) in 2013 and was President of the Federation of Surgical Speciality Associations of UK and Ireland in 2014-17.


Mr Ian Sugarman - FSSA President

Ian graduated from Medical School in 1985. Ian always knew he wanted to be a surgeon and, after periods in Orthopaedics and Urology, stumbled across Neonatal and Paediatric Surgery in Southampton, where his career choice completely changed. Over the ensuing years Ian trained in Paediatric Surgery, but also in Neonatal and Paediatric Medicine, before finishing his training at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. Ian became a Consultant Neonatal and Paediatric Surgeon in Leeds in 1999 and has remained there to the present. In the department Ian subspecialised in Paediatric Colorectal Surgery. He, with colleagues have developed joint clinics covering patients with inflammatory bowel disease, Spina Bifida and other neuropathic conditions and transition clinics. He has now established transition clinics in Bradford where there are Paediatric Colorectal Nurse Specialists. During his time as Lead Clinician, he became Lead Clinician for the Paediatric Gastroenterology Department and overseen the development of this to a thriving department with Consultants, Nurse Specialists, Pharmacists, Dieticians, Psychologists and Social Workers.

Dr Richard Sherry - Honorary Executive Board Member

Richard is CBS's clinical psychologist-in-residence. Dr Sherry, whose roles have included working as the former Head Clinical Psychologist for the Inpatient’s treatment for the US military; the Clinical Psychologist for Essex Fire and Rescue and; latterly, he has helped develop the Aerospace component for the BPS an Aviation and Aerospace Psychology, for which he is an specialist registered member. His long-standing interest and expertise in developing healthier systems has led him to his current area of work in strengthening the ecosystem within hospital and surgical teams.