It’s BSGE election time again. This year the Society will elect a new Vice President. During ASM 2022 in Birmingham / Worcester, Andrew Kent will move up to the role of President of the BSGE and Justin Clark will stand down after completing his two years as President. Launching the election nominations BSGE Honorary Secretary Kirana Arambage said:

‘I would like to personally thank Justin for all his significant contributions to improve both clinical and research profile of our Society over the years and specially organising hugely successful first BSGE virtual ASM 2021.’

Nominations for Vice President and subsequently President of the Society are welcomed. One post of Trainee Representative is also up for election. Any junior member of the BSGE wishing to be considered is eligible for nomination. Angharad Jones has completed her second term as a Trainee Representative and will stand down after four years . Kirana said:

‘Well done to Angharad who has made valuable and enthusiastic contributions to the Society. Angharad and Mikey have initiated RIGS regional courses and meetings specially over Covid period and helped a lot of our trainees to maintain their gynaecological surgical skills. Thank you very much.’

Candidates should complete the appropriate form(s), and return to the BSGE by email arriving by midday on 10th January 2022.

You can download nomination forms from

With your nomination form, you should submit a digital photograph and a short statement (maximum of 250 words) about why you are a suitable candidate and what your plans are for the post to These will be displayed on the website and sent by email to all BSGE members.

Online voting will commence on 17th January 2022 and you will be required to log in to the website in order to vote.

Elections close on Monday, 14th February 2022

Election results announced at the BSGE AGM 2022- 28th February 2022

Kirana added:

‘We have over 1700 members in the society, I do encourage you all to take an active part in the elections, either nominating friends and colleagues or standing for a Council position and, of course, voting!’