Steering Group

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

The group provides advice and guidance to the awards management team to shape the entry categories, judging criteria and scoring and assists in the recruitment of judges to ensure a robust judging process.

Steve Symonds, Professional Relations Lead Dermatology and Respiratory, Sanofi Genzyme

Professional Relations Lead Dermatology and Respiratory, Sanofi Genzyme

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 Richard Jerrom MRCP(Derm) Consultant Dermatologist, Post CCT Mohs Surgical Fellow, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Consultant Dermatologist, Post CCT Mohs Surgical Fellow, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Richard Jerrom is a consultant dermatologist and Mohs surgeon who has recently joined the team in Walsall.

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 and is on the committee for 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.

Marisa Taylor, MBBS DCD MSc MD FRCP

Dr Marisa Taylor is a Consultant Dermatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. She is a member of various societies including the British Association of Dermatologists, Caribbean Dermatology Association and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and the Royal College of Physicians, London.

Her undergraduate education was at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus in Jamaica with honours in pharmacology, pathology and microbiology. Her dermatology training in South Wales included academic achievements such as distinctions in Cardiff University’s Diploma and Master of Science in Clinical Dermatology and a Doctor of Medicine degree in acne, light sources and lasers with her primary research being presented internationally and published in well-respected peer-reviewed journals. Between publishing papers and clinical letters, she was a tutor for Cardiff University’s Diplomas in Clinical and Practical Dermatology and a Supervisor for doctors pursuing a Masters in Clinical Dermatology where her students achieved distinctions themselves. She continues to be a reviewer for journals such as the British Journal of Dermatology and Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.

Her newest interest is in developing education in Skin of Colour. As co-founder of the Skin of Colour Training Day UK – an international meeting aimed at equipping dermatologists and GPs on how to manage conditions in darker skin, she is busily working on fostering collaborative research and effective team working to advance Dermatology and its practice in this area.

Dr Anna Trigell BA MBBS MRCGP DipClinDerm

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 Wastie, The Primary Care Dermatology Society

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.

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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