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Presidential Election 2019

Full details and dates of the RCOG Presidential Election 2019

Mr Edward Morris (Eddie) has been elected President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and will take up office in December 2019.

Read more about the election result

For the first time in its history, the RCOG extended voting in the 2019 Presidential Election to the broader UK and Ireland membership.

Electoral Reform Services (ERS) are running the RCOG Presidential Election process.

Voting was open from Monday 13 May and closed at 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 7 June 2019.

The successful candidate, Dr Edward Morris, will succeed the current President, Professor Lesley Regan, at the Admission Ceremony for new RCOG Officers to be held on Friday 13 December 2019.

You can see Mr Edward Morris' statement and CV from the Presidential election campaign.


Read the Role Description for the President (PDF 340kb)