Professor Sir Ian Gilmore is an honorary consultant physician at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital and holds an honorary chair at the University of Liverpool. He is the immediate past-president of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and the British Society of Gastroenterology, as well as the current chairman of Liverpool Health Partners.


Our president has a particular interest in health harms related to alcohol ham and the role of regulation in reducing this. He chaired a RCP Working Party in 2001, producing the report “Alcohol – can the NHS afford it? A blueprint for a coherent alcohol strategy”.
He chairs the UK Alcohol Health Alliance and has also been appointed as Chair of the European Alcohol and Health Forum Science Group as well as being a member of the Climate and Health Council.


The Board of Trustees are the people who control the charity, the funds and the property. They meet several times a year and are elected biennially.