Timothy M Rutter (Chairman)

Board member
Before becoming our Chairman, Mr Rutter practised as an obstetrician and gynaecologist at the highest level for over 25 years.

He brings expertise in programme design and management, and has worked as our Senior Gynaecological Consultant responsible for project development of clinic based programmes in developing countries.

Mr Rutter has in-depth knowledge of the international context, having occupied senior medical positions with the Government of Thailand, the Canadian Government and Christian Aid. He was appointed Executive Director at the Transnational Birth Control Programme in 1973.

In addition to his professional work, Mr Rutter has undertaken post-graduate specialisations in Gynaecology & Obstetrics at St George’s Hospital Medical School and as Gynaecology & Obstetrics Senior House Officer at Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital. He has also held lectureships at four leading research institutions, notably Universidad de Cadiz and Universidad Autonamia de Barcelona.