The officers of the Association of Dental Anaesthetists

Members of the ADA wishing to stand for Council vacancies are advised to contact a Council member for full information. Self nomination is acceptable, and normally nominations should be seconded by another ADA member. It is unlikely that applications for election to Council will be considered from anyone other than active members of the ADA

Dr Giju Jacob George,
Consultant Aneasthetist
Giju George

Past president
Dr Harry Ashurst,
Consultant Aneasthetist

BradfordHarry Ashurst
Kathryn H Taylor, Phd FDS.RCS, (Oral Surg)
FDS.RCS, BDS BSc (hons)
Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Oral Surgery
Academic Lead for Oral Diseases
Clinical Lead for Oral Diagnosis
Kathryn H Taylor
Dr Jeff Zane, Paediatric Sedationist
Jeff Zane
Dr Ian Fletcher,
NewcastleIan Fletcher
Membership Secretary
Dr Tony Caen, Dental SedationistTony Caen
Immediate Past President
Dr Yosuf (Joe) Omar. Dental Sedationist.
Hon Sen Teaching fellow, Eastman CPD, UCL.
Sen Partner Sed Solutions LLP.

Joe Omar
Council Member
Dr Zelda Swanepoel,
Dental Sedationist
Zelda Swanepoel
Council Member
Dr Rudi Swart,
Dental Sedationist
Emergency Medicine Practitioner
Forensic Medical Examiner
Dr Rudi Swart
Council Member
Dr Kai Rabenstein
Dr Rudi Swart
Council Member
Dr Roy Bennett
Dr Rudi Swart

If you would like to contact any of the council members, please use the e-mail address.

Former Presidents of the Association of Dental Anaesthetists

  • 1977-78
  • Prof TJ Gilmarti
  • 1978-79
  • Dr H R Marrett
  • 1979-81
  • Dr W N Rollason
  • 1981-83
  • Dr J L Murray-Wilson
  • 1983-85
  • Dr T Boulton
  • 1985-87
  • Dr T M Young
  • 1987-89
  • Dr C S Ward
  • 1989-92
  • Dr J Greenan
  • 1992-93
  • Dr R C Bret Day
  • 1993-95
  • Dr Y M A Tai
  • 1995-97
  • Dr P B Hewitt
  • 1997-99
  • Dr A Padfield
  • 1999-2001
  • Dr A M Skelley
  • 2001-03
  • Dr S A Hargrave
  • 2003-05
  • Dr T Cripps
  • 2005-07
  • Dr N Robb
  • 2007-09
  • Dr K Ruiz
  • 2009-11
  • Dr D Terry
  • 2011-12
  • Christine Arnold
  • 2012-13
  • Christine Arnold
  • 2013-14
  • Joe Omar
  • 2014-15
  • Joe Omar
  • 2015-16
  • Harry Ashurst
  • 2016-17
  • Harry Ashurst
  • 2017-18
  • Giju George