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Kamal Ahuja | Scientific and Managing Director

Kamal Ahuja gained his PhD at Cambridge under the supervision of Professor Robert Edwards, which sparked his lasting interest in clinical IVF. The ethics of IVF and its cost effectiveness continue to be part of his research interests. Dr Ahuja is Chairman of Reproductive BioMedicine Online, an international medical journal, and the Scientific and Managing Director of the London Women's Clinic Group.

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Mimi Arian-Schad | Director of Nursing and HFEA Person Responsible

Mimi Arian-Schad has been with the LWC since 2005 and is now the Person Responsible to the HFEA and Head of Nursing in London. Mimi completed her nursing qualifications at Guy’s Hospital and is qualified as an Operating Theatre and Fertility Nurse Specialist. She is a member of the LWC's clinical governance team.

Peter Bowen-Simkins | Medical Director

Peter Bowen-Simpkins is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Medical Director of the London Women’s Clinic Group. He qualified from Cambridge University and Guy’s Hospital Medical School and obtained the Hancock Prize for Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons. After completing his training in London, he was appointed to a consultant post in Swansea. His main interests have been fertility, the menopause and menstrual disorders. He was on the Council of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for 13 years, the latter seven as the Honorary Treasurer.  He is a Trustee of Wellbeing of Women and is a spokesman for both the College and the charity. He is a regular broadcaster and lectures all over the UK and abroad. 

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Jinjun Wang | Laboratory Manager

Jinjun Wang is a senior embryologist and lab manager at  the LWC. He received his embryology training from Shenzen Hospital of Beijing University and Sydney and worked steadfastly to enhance his skills between 2005-2008 before joining the London Women’s Clinic in 2008.  Early in 2013 he was recognised with the position of Laboratory Manager with the objective of maintaining the high success rate of the laboratory and introducing new technologies such as oocyte vitrification and blastomere biopsy for the benefit of the LWC patients.

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David Williams | Chairman

David Williams is the Chairman of the London Women's Clinic Group. He has spent his career in healthcare management.  His initial training was at the King's Fund in London.  Following this his career allowed him to work not only in the UK but also in a variety of overseas locations working in both the public and commercial sectors.  In the late 80s he returned to his native Wales where he became Chief Executive of one of the largest NHS organisations in the country.  He was awarded an OBE for "Services to Healthcare in Wales" in 2000. 

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Shailaja Nair | Deputy Clinical Director

Shailaja Nair is Deputy Clinical Director of the LWC and has more than 20 years experience in fertility and assisted reproduction. Before joining the LWC, she worked as Associate Professor in a large teaching hospital and at the Cromwell IVF programme before joining the LWC in 1993. Dr Nair has extensive experience in all aspects of assisted conception, with a special interest in the egg-sharing and gamete donation programmes. She is the Person Responsible to the HFEA for the LWC programme in Darlington.

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Daniel Bodri | Consultant Gynaecologist and IVF Specialist

Daniel Bodri studied medicine and specialised in obstetrics and gynecology in Hungary. After initial training in assisted reproduction in Paris, he worked for several years in renowned private infertility centres in Spain. He has also conducted clinical research in Japan at two branches of the Kato Ladies Clinic. He was awarded an MSc in Clinical Embryology from Leeds University and a PhD from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain. He is involved in peer-review and served as an Associate Editor for Human Reproduction. His main research interests are ovarian stimulation, oocyte donation, embryo transfer procedure, time-lapse monitoring and evidence-based medicine.