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New President takes the reins

IBMS member Alison Geddis has now taken up the role of President of the IBMS.

Alison Geddis

She began her two-year term of office on 1 January, having taken over from the outgoing President Ian Sturdgess, who said: “I am really excited for Alison taking over the reins and I hope that she enjoys being President as much as I have.”  

Alison has more than 30 years’ experience as a practising biomedical scientist, and has served for more than 20 years as an IBMS committee member. She has worked in cytology, haematology, blood transfusion, stem cell banking and quality and has recently been appointed as the Laboratory Services Manager for the Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service. She also lectures at Ulster University.

Alison said: “I would like to continue to use my proven skills and attributes as President of the IBMS to build and expand on all the fantastic work that the IBMS has achieved.”

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