Dr M Dylan Bould (Chair)

Dr Lesley Crichton (Deputy Chair) [expand title=”Read more …”]

Lesley is a consultant in Anaesthetics and Critical Care, based in Tayside, Scotland.  She was resident in Zambia for two years from 2017 – 2019 where she worked with her Zambian colleagues to develop the programme.  She continues to be actively involved from a distance, and manages to stay involved in other Global Health activities in her roles as Electives Lead for the Scottish Graduate Entry Medicine (ScotGEM) Programme, as Remote Educational Supervisor for the Royal College of Anaesthetists, and as Global Citizenship Lead Champion for NHS Tayside.


Dr David Snell (Treasurer) [expand title=”Read more …”]

Consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine, GADP Treasurer

Between 2013 and 2015 David was employed as the academic lead for the Anaesthesia MMed Programme in the University of Zambia and was an honorary consultant in the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka. Prior to this he spent a year working in Kampala, Uganda as an anaesthetic registrar.  He feels he has been incredibly fortunate in his experiences in the UK and abroad and has learnt a great deal and made some fantastic friendships.  He continues to be involved in the Global Anaesthesia Development Partnerships (as a volunteer and trustee) as well as the Safer Anaesthesia From Education (SAFE) programme through the WFSA and AAGBI.


Dr Emma Coley (Secretary) [expand title=”Read more …”]

GADP trustee and Secretary

Emma took part in ZADP as a senior trainee in 2015, spending 6 months working in the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka.  Since then she has been involved in teaching and managing trainee recruitment.  In 2018 Emma introduced military trainee placements to the program.

Outside GADP Emma works as a military Anaesthetic Consultant specialising in Cardiothoracics and Emergency anaesthesia, based at the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh.  She also represents GADP and the military on the Global Partnerships Committee at the Royal College of Anaesthetists.


Dr Sonia Akrimi (Director ZADP) [expand title=”Read more …”]

Sonia is currently the Director of ZADP and a Trustee lead for funding.  She is one of the programme leads for the INSPIRE through Clinical Teaching course and the Overseas Healthcare Leadership Programme. Sonia sits on the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists Education Committee and the International Relations Committee, Association of Anaesthetists.

She is passionate about medical education and how we can use international partnerships and medical education training to develop safe, quality surgical care in low and middle-income countries.  She is currently completing a PhD in Medical Education researching new ways anaesthetists can contribute to undergraduate training, and prior to this undertook a Masters in Clinical Education.


Dr Masuzyo Zyambo

Dr Naomi Shamambo

Dr Able Mwale [expand title=”Read more …”]

Dr. Abel Mwale is Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care with experience in both the public and private sectors. He is a fellow of CANECSA (College of Anaesthesiologists of East, Central and Southern Africa). He is currently the secretary general of the African regional Section (ARS) of World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA). He is also the secretary general for the Society of Anaesthetists of Zambia (SAZ). He is the council member and country representative of the College of Anaesthesiologists of East, Central and Southern Africa (CANECSA) where he also serves on the examinations committees. He is a trainer in management of surgical emergencies, emergency medicine and first aid. Serves as consultant in the formulation of health strategies in the first, second and third level hospitals. He is a lecturer under the Specialty Training programme (STP).


Dr Hazel Mumphanshya

Dr Christine Msadabwe

Dr Emma Lillie [expand title=”Read more …”]

Emma is a paediatric anaesthetist at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton. She has spent 5 years working in under resourced hospitals in Zambia, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa and Vietnam.

Her roles include:

  • Co-director Zambian Anaesthesia Development Project (ZADP), UK safeguarding lead, remote Educational Supervisor lead.
  • Global Anaesthesia Development Partnerships (GADP) Trustee
  • World Federation Society of Anaesthesia (WFSA(UK)) Trustee
  • World Anaesthesia Society Committee- International Relations Liaison
  • Co-opted member of the International Relations Committee (IRC), Anaesthetic Association of Great Britain and Ireland.
  • Chair of the Zambian Working Group (ZWG), Royal College of Anaesthetists Global Partnerships.


Dr Nathan Oates

Dr Jayne Sutherland [expand title=”Read more …”]

Jayne is an ST7 trainee in the Wales Deanery. She spent 6 months of her OOPE working as a senior teaching Fellow in Zambia and was lucky enough to support anaesthesia training in Lusaka, the Copperbelt and Zimba during her stay. Since returning to the UK she has continued to support her friends and colleagues in Zambia through distant mentorship and remote teaching opportunities, as well as working as a trustee for GADP – where her biggest achievement so far has been designing this shiny new website! She has provided mentorship for Zambian medical students visiting Wales, taught on SAFE paediatrics in Bangladesh and is looking forward to completing a paediatric anaesthetic fellowship in Great Ormond Street next year.


Dr Lowri Bowen [expand title=”Read more …”]

Lowri is a consultant paediatric anaesthetist at the Children’s Hospital for Wales, Cardiff. She has worked in Zambia as a part of the Zambian Anaesthesia Development Project (ZADP) alongside Zambian doctors and clinical officers both clinically and non-clinically for 9 months in total. She has remained active in global health with her role as co-lead for the SAFE Paediatrics courses run through the AAGBI and WFSA. She has also had opportunities to teach SAFE Obstetrics, Paediatrics and Operating Room courses globally in Bangladesh, India, Palestine, South Africa and Ethiopia alongside other resident national and visiting international faculty. She also provides remote educational supervision through the RCoA for individuals on the OOPT/E’s.