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International - Europe

Below are nominees for the position of Fellows’ Representative on Council for the International: Europe constituency. There is one vacancy.

Fellows and Members in Europe who are eligible to vote will be emailed with voting instructions.

Find out more about the election process and what’s involved with sitting on Council.

Fionnuala McAuliffe



Present appointment

Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Dublin, Ireland. Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and Maternal and Fetal Medicine Specialist, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin.

Professional activities/interests and offices held

  • 2016 RCOG Council Europe representative
  • 2013-present: FIGO maternal nutrition committee member
  • 2010-present: Organiser international RCOG maternal medicine courses
  • Member EBCOG council
  • Published > 200 peer reviewed manuscripts
  • Working in Europe to improve clinical care, and to develop advanced fellowship programmes

Spyros Papaioannou


Medical Degree Greece, 1990; MD (Doctor of Medicine) University of Birmingham, 2003; FRCOG

Present appointment

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Heart of England NHS, Foundation Trust

Professional activities/interests and offices held

  • Clinical Director (Theatres)
  • Person responsible (Solihull Fertility Unit)
  • Have published 40 peer-reviewed papers and four textbook chapters
  • Have developed Selective Salpingography service
  • Have presented to international conferences
  • Have practised in another European country (Greece)
  • Keen to promote RCOG European standing

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