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Global Project Development Committee

Please note: this committee was previously the Global Project Development Committee, Global Project Implementation Committee and Global Project Management Committee.

Meeting dates (09:30 start)


  • 23 February
  • 18 May
  • 6 September
  • 16 November


Reporting mechanism

The Global Project Development Committee reports to the Global Health Board.


Further work up of agreed project/activity areas; confirmation of project leader and onward referral to appropriate committee.

  • To work up projects and activities agreed by Global Health Chair and/or Global Health Board.
  • To maintain a list of stakeholders interested in relevant Global Health activities.
  • To draw upon the expertise and experience of our global network of Fellows and Members to make an effective contribution to improving sexual and reproductive health care, and in particular to reducing maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity.
  • To respond to consultation documents.
  • Detailed project work up, design, implementation and monitoring.
  • To deliver, implement and mentor projects approved by the Global Health Chairs and/or the Global Health Board.
  • To monitor, evaluate and learn lessons around individual project and budget implementation.


Please send all correspondence to the committee secretary.


Sophie Cooper
Tel: +44 20 7772 6311


  • Dr Suzy Elneil FRCOG


  • Mr Hani Fawzi FRCOG - Vice President, Global Health
  • Dr Alison Wright, FRCOG - Vice President, UK and Global Membership
  • Professor Tim Draycott FRCOG - International Council Representative for Australia, America and Pacific Rim
  • Professor Fionnuala McAuliffe FRCOG - International Council Representative for Europe and Central Asia
  • Mr Hassan Shehata FRCOG - International Council Representative for Middle East and N Africa
  • Dr Ranee Thakar FRCOG - International Council Representative for South Asia
  • Dr Rhona Hughes FRCOG - International Council Representative for Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Angelina Namiba - RCOG Women’s Network representative
  • Dr Mary McCauley MRCOG - Chair, Trainees’ Global Health Committee
  • Professor Alison Fiander FRCOG – Clinical Lead, Leading Safe Choices
  • Dr Felicity Plaat - Representative from Obstetrics Anaethetists’ Association
  • Louise Silverton - Representative from Royal College of Midwives
  • Dr Sebastian Taylor - Representative from Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Camila Azevedo - Representative from Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Linda Burke - Executive Director, Education & Quality, RCOG
  • Ann Tate - Director of Global Development, RCOG
  • Rakhi Shah - Senior Development Manager, RCOG

Elsewhere on the site

2017 meeting dates
Dates for all committee meetings, exams, admission ceremonies and dinners in 2017
College governance
See full details of the RCOG’s governance structure