Meet the judges

The judging panel is a multidisciplinary group of leading experts in dermatology care.

Additional judges to be announced.

Kläre is the directorate pharmacist for Dermatology and has been an independent prescriber since 2016. She qualified as a pharmacist in 2007 and has worked in both adult and paediatric hospital settings. Kläre began specialising in Dermatology at Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool in 2013. Prior to becoming a pharmacist Kläre was a Biomedical Scientist specialising in blood transfusion science.

As well as working within the pharmacy department, Kläre has developed her specialist role within the Dermatology directorate. Kläre has developed the role of the pharmacist in the severe psoriasis biologics clinic where she reviews patients. She also reviews patients being treated with DMARDS. Kläre also provides dermatology support, advice and education to nursing, medical and pharmacy colleagues in the Trust.

Kläre has developed a special interest in psoriasis and eczema. Kläre has been an Allied Healthcare Professional member of the British Association of Dermatologists since 2016 and has presented posters at the annual BAD conferences in 2019 and 2020.

Outside of work Kläre enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, walking and spending time in her garden.

Chris Bunker is Consultant Dermatologist at University College and Chelsea & Westminster, Hospitals, London. He has a personal Chair at both Imperial College and University College, London. He was educated at St Catharine's College, Cambridge and Westminster Medical School, London and trained in dermatology at The Middlesex and University College Hospitals London. He was awarded the Cambridge University Sir Walter Langdon-Brown prize for his MD thesis.

He is a Past-President of the British Association of Dermatologists, St John's Hospital Dermatological Society and the Dermatology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine. He is currently the elected UK Board Member of the European Academy of Dermatovenereology and the Secretary of the British Skin Foundation. He has delivered the Royal College of Physicians Ingram Lecture (twice), the Dowling Oration and the Neil Smith Lecture. Over 30 years he has given nearly 300 invited lectures.

He is a general Dermatologist with 27 years’ experience as a Consultant in teaching hospitals and has trained over 120 other Consultants and taught thousands of medical students.  He has published over 340 papers, case reports, books and chapters in books.  His clinical and research interests include male genital dermatoses, complex medical and inpatient Dermatology (including severe drug reactions and TEN), melanoma and HIV Dermatology.  He has published ~400 papers, books, chapters, case reports and letters.  His research metrics are: h-index 43; i10-index 160; citations 8,053.According to Google Scholar Prof Bunker is the 6th most cited UK Dermatologist in the world; those in the UK ‘ahead' of him are, or were, all full-time, salaried university academics.

Prof. Bunker has received a National Silver Clinical Excellence Award from the NHS.  In 2019 he was awarded the Sir Archibald Gray Medal by the British Association of Dermatologists - its ultimate accolade for outstanding contributions to British Dermatology.

Richard is a consultant dermatologist and Mohs surgeon who holds substantive posts in both the West and East Midlands.

He completed his medical degree in Nottingham in 2012 where he later returned for a post CCT Mohs fellowship in 2020, to achieve his British Society for Dermatological Surgery Mohs accreditation.

Richard was a dermatology trainee in West Midlands and was awarded ‘trainee of the year’ in 2019. He held a number of leadership positions during training and is passionate about teaching and furthering dermatology education. He is currently co-consultant honorary president of the University of Birmingham Dermatology Society. He is regularly involved in regional and national teaching for undergraduates and postgraduate peers. He is also an anatomy demonstrator and prosector at the University of Nottingham.

He has led numerous successful quality and service improvement projects in dermatology.

Following his successful completion of a Post CCT Mohs fellowship in Nottingham in 2020 he has been involved in setting up new, and revamping exisiting, Mohs services in the East and West Midlands.

Richard was on the original steering group for this programme, advocating the recognition of psychodermatology services and resources as well as establishing a formal supporting partnership with Psychodermatology UK.

Outside of medicine Richard enjoys a number of hobbies including numerous sports, scuba diving and DIY. He has previously achieved his private pilot’s licence in 2007.

Sarah is a Highly Specialist Pharmacist at St John’s Institute of Dermatology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in London. She has been practising as a hospital pharmacist since 2011 and has worked in various clinical specialties, more recently in chronic diseases.

Sarah has a special interest in the pharmaceutical management of severe psoriasis and eczema, and is qualified as an independent prescriber to manage these patient cohorts with immunotherapy. Sarah oversees the clinical pharmacy service to dermatology inpatients and patients attending St John’s Dermatology Day Centre, as well as providing dermatology support, advice and education to MDT colleagues across the Trust.

Sarah also sits on the South East London Dermatology Pathway Group, and has authored several local and regional pathways and guidelines on the use of medicines to treat dermatological conditions.

Krisztina completed her medical studies at Semmelweis Medical School in Budapest, Hungary. She was trained in Dermatology in the Hungarian Central Military Hospital and the Semmelweis Medical School.

After completion of specialist training in Dermatology she undertook international fellowship in Brooke Army Medical Center, Texas, US.
She became interested in allergic skin conditions and patch testing and completed Allergy- Clinical Immunology training in Budapest, Hungary.

She has been a consultant dermatologist in Lincoln County Hospital since May 2010 leading the Paediatric and patch test Dermatology service. She has been clinical lead in Dermatology since 2018, developing the now nationally approved “spot clinics” for skin cancer patients.
She has a specialist interest in patch testing, urticaria and atopic eczema.

She has 2 children. She enjoys traveling, art and swimming.

Steve graduated in 1999 from the University of Winchester with a BSc in Exercise Physiology and Psychology. In 2001 he joined the Pharmaceutical industry as a GP Medical Representative with Schering-Plough.

In the past two decades he has also worked in various commercial and business development roles for not only Blue Chip Pharmaceuticals companies but also in the Medical Diagnostic industry. At Roche Diagnostics in 2013 Steve was awarded the coveted Point of Care sales person of the year award for his work with then PCT’s and NHS service providers on joint working initiatives related to anticoagulation pathways

Steve joined Sanofi Genzyme Dermatology to launch an innovative medicine in the Dermatology market place (Oct 2017) and in April 2020 he was Promoted to Professional Relations Lead Dermatology and Respiratory.

Dr Marisa Taylor is a Consultant Dermatologist at Epsom & St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust.  She studied medicine (MBBS) at the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica and completed her Dermatology training in South Wales.  Her special interests are in medical education and leadership and is the Co-Founder and Consultant Lead for the Skin of Colour Training UK.  She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians London and the Royal Society of Medicine. She is also a member of various societies including the British, European and Caribbean Associations of Dermatologists, the Dowling Club and British Society of Dermatologic Surgeons. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, eating out, meeting friends old and new.

I’ve been in healthcare for over 30 years, initially in dentistry as a dental hygienist, graduating from Birmingham University and then further studies at UCLan with special interests in maxillofacial surgery, oral medicine and head and neck cancers. Over the years I’ve worked in both the NHS and private sectors. Throughout my varied career I  have been involved in science communication, education, mentoring, research, diabetes care pathways, patient-led assessments of secondary and primary care settings, and as a volunteer mental health advocate.

More recently I studied at the University of Manchester Medical School and graduated with a Masters in Physician Associate Studies. I have a passion for dermatology, research, and strive for high standards of patient care.

I work with the British Skin Foundation as a Research Officer and I’m both excited and privileged to be on the QiC Dermatology judging panel.

Anna has been a GP partner and GPwSI in dermatology since 2004 in St.Neots in Cambridgeshire.

She graduated from St.Edmund Hall in Oxford in 1993 with a degree in Experimental Psychology and subsequently went on to study medicine at St.Mary’s Medical School in London.

She has recently given up GP partnership and is now a prison doctor at HMP Littlehey whilst continuing her GPwER in dermatology role in the community.

She has four children and enjoys hiking, cycling and large bonfires.

Siobhan’s background has been in pharmaceutical public relations and medical education and she has specialised in dermatology since 1994 when she was instrumental in setting up the PCDS and worked closely with the Society until 1997.

She renewed her association with the Society in 2003 and developed the now very successful corporate sponsorship programme as well as assisting in the development and roll out of new educational brands for the Society.

Siobhan has three children an interest in all things equestrian.

Colas graduated in 2015 from the National Institute of Applied Science of Toulouse with a Biochemestry Engineer degree. He joined the pharmaceutical industry in 2015 working in various roles. In the past 6 years, he worked in the Dermatology department of Sanofi in France, the US and the UK in commercial functions.

Friya completed her medical degree in 2006 from University of Leicester. She completed her GP training in 2012 and is currently practicing in Cambridgeshire. She has been working as a GPwSI in dermatology since 2020, in both community and Hospital settings.

Outside of work, she enjoys nature, spending time with her family and reading to help broaden her horizons.

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  • Open for entry: February 2023
  • Entry Deadline:
    5 May 2023
  • Judging day: 15 June 2023
  • Voting Deadline:
    21 July 2023
  • Awards ceremony: 14 September 2023