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Clive Warner is the Hon. Treasurer of the BTA. He is a Chartered Accountant who trained with KPMG. Since qualifying, he has held senior financial positions at retail and leisure companies including Timpsons, Woolworths, UCI Cinemas and NAAFI.
Coming from a family where charity has always played an important part, in 2013 Clive decided to enter the charity sector in a professional capacity and became CFO of Retail Trust.
Clive enjoys music, keeping fit and spending time with his family.
Professor David Baguley is the President of the BTA. This role involves participating in discussions about the strategic direction of the BTA, and being an ambassador for the BTA, nationally and internationally. Previously it had been held by people with positions in public life, but a professional interaction with tinnitus has more recently been seen as a benefit.
Professor Baguley recently co-edited the new Annual Tinnitus Research Review which has been produced by the BTA.”
Don McFerran has worked as an ENT surgeon since the mid 1980’s and has been a Consultant in Colchester, Essex since 1999. He did his basic medical training at Queens’ College Cambridge and Cambridge University Medical School. His postgraduate training took him through several ENT departments in London and East Anglia, including the Middlesex Hospital where he worked under Jonathan Hazell at the time that the Neurophysiological Model of Tinnitus and Tinnitus Retraining Therapy were being developed. Although, like many district general hospital consultants, he has a fairly varied and generalised ENT practice he has a special interest in adult otology, particularly tinnitus and runs a regular tinnitus clinic. He has published widely on a diverse range of ENT topics including paediatric tinnitus and has co-authored two tinnitus books – one for professionals and one self help book for people with tinnitus and hyperacusis.
Married with two sons who are at the university stage, in what little spare time he gets, he enjoys cookery and woodwork. He is also a keen hill walker though his current domicile in East Anglia does limit the opportunities for this pursuit!
Jackie obtained her BSc and Ph.D. in Biology for the University of Southampton, where she was also President of the Postgraduate Students Union. Following a teaching role in Biology at Bedford College, London University, Jackie joined the private sector and occupied a number of senior positions within sales and marketing; culminating in the posts of Director of sales and marketing for four multinational companies, before retiring in 2013.
For the last 30 years Jackie has had a professional association with the NHS and is keen to utilise this knowledge within the charity sector. Having contracted tinnitus herself as a result of over exposure to loud music, she believes passionately in the objectives of the BTA and is delighted to have joined the board of trustees.
Jackie lives in London. She enjoys keeping fit at the gym, walking, reading, the arts and spending time with her family.
James is a retired solicitor. Having trained and spent his early career in the City of London, James moved to a Berkshire practice where he became a partner for over 30 years. Until his retirement in 2014, he practised in litigation, specialising in employment law for the final 15 years. James aims to bring the benefit of his legal experience to the BTA. He has been on the Board of trustees since July 2014.
James is married with two daughters and lives in North Hampshire. His interests include gardening, keeping fit, DIY, theatre, skiing and occasional flying.