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London / Metropolitan

The BDA Metropolitan Branch covers Central London. There are no sections within this branch.

Branch meetings are usually held on the first Wednesday of a month at BDA London, in Wimpole Street. 

 

 

 

Metropolitan Branch Council Members

The Branch has a very comprehensive Council which covers all the crafts in dentistry. Members are elected and the term for a council member is usually three years.

 

​Chair

​Dr David Pinkerton 

​Branch Treasurer

​Dr Barry Edwards 

​President

​Dr Samit Shah 

​President Elect

Vacant

​Immediate Past President

​Dr Barry Quinn

​Branch Secretary

​Dr Nazli Imtiaz 

Benevolent Fund representatives

​Mr Ahmed Farooq

 

​​Other member representative

At least one and up to two of the following:

Community Dental Service

Helen Bembridge


  

​Hospitals

​Mr David Pinkerton

Academics

​Dr Caroline Pankhurst

Specialist

​Dr Peter Frost

​PVT/GDS

​Dr Neil Stephen, Mr Barry Edwards

​NHS GDS

​vacant

 

​Other representatives

 

(including Dental Public Health/Non Clinical Dentist Roles) ​

 

​Samit Shah (SPr Dental Public Health/NHS Practice Owner GDP) 

Simon Gallier    

​Young dentist representatives

​Surinder Poonian 
Sunny Sharman

 

Student representative

​Vacant

BDA ​English Council representative

​Under election ballot