Honorary Members of ARCS

Honorary membership is bestowed upon individuals who have significantly contributed to the field of Reproductive Science. This may be through their scientific research, developing and raising educational standards and raising the profile of the profession and the Association.

Our Honorary Members are:

Karin Dawson

For her role as a founding member and longstanding Chair of ACE, the founder of the ACE Training Committee and its original Chair, and for her role in the development of the ACE Certificate/Diploma

Robert Edwards (1925-2013)

For his role in the foundation of our science and the development of our profession

Maybeth Jamieson

For many years contributions to ACE committees and in representing ACE at the HFEA

Henry Leese

For contributions to embryo research and as Editor in Chief of Human Fertility

Clare Lewis-Jones

For her role as a patient-champion, working tirelessly in the interests of those with infertility, not least with the HFEA and as chair of Infertility Network UK

Phillip Matson

For his role as a founder and Chair of ACE

Alan McDermott

For his role as a founding member of ACE and his involvement in setting up Laboratory Standards

Anne McLaren (1927-2007)

For her contributions to embryo research and as an original member of the Voluntary Licencing Authority

David Mortimer

For contributions to our science and the understanding of total quality management

Barbara Ray

For many years’ contributions to the ACE training committee

John Robinson

For his role in the founding of ACE, his contributions to the Training Committee and in the development of the ACE Certificate/Diploma

Andre Van Steirteghem

For his work pioneering ICSI

Karen Turner

For many years contribution to ACE as Chair and President

Andy Walker

For his role as a founding member of ACE and contributions to ACE

David Whittingham

For contributions to embryo research

Maureen Wood

For her contributions to ACE (including as an external examiner) and to the embryology profession.

Virginia Bolton

For her many years’ contribution to the establishment and development of the embryology profession.