Membership of IT Committee:
- Media & Comms Director: Robert Clayton
- Member: Karan Malhotra
- Member: Togay Koç
- Co-opted: Haroon Majeed
Robert Clayton - Media and Communications Director
Robert Clayton moved to Edinburgh in 1994 and graduated in 2000. He undertook Basic and Higher Surgical training in the South East Scotland region. He undertook fellowship training in Foot & Ankle surgery in Glasgow in 2009 before taking up post as a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon in Fife in 2010. He has a highly specialised elective and trauma foot and ankle practice. He has an active role in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and orthopaedic research. He is a council member of the Foot and Ankle Scotland group and has served on faculty at numerous courses and conferences in the region.
Elected: November 2017 | Re-elected March 2021
Karan Malhotra is a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon working at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, UK. He graduated from Manchester with honours before beginning his core surgical and early registrar training in Yorkshire. He completed his registrar training on the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Training Rotation, London. He undertook Foot & Ankle Fellowships in Singapore, Melbourne and Stanmore. He is actively involved with research, medical education and quality improvement. He has extensive experience with IT and databases and was co-opted to the BOFAS Outcomes Committee in October 2017 and the IT Committee in November 2019.
Co-opted November 2019 | Elected as full member March 2021
Togay Koç is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in Foot & Ankle Surgery at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. He qualified from Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Schools of Medicine in London before completing his orthopaedic training in the Wessex Deanery. He has been on Fellowships to Southampton, Oxford, Guildford and Frimley as well as a visiting Fellowship to the Harborview Medical Centre, Seattle, USA. He benefited greatly from the support he received from BOFAS during his training, fellowship and beyond including the BOA Future Leaders Programme.
Elected March 2022
Haroon Majeed - Co-opted Member
Haroon Majeed was appointed as a Consultant Foot & Ankle Surgeon at Manchester University Foundation Trust in February 2019. He completed his higher surgical training in Trauma & Orthopaedics in East and West Midlands followed by BOA national fellowship in Foot & Ankle surgery at Wrightington hospital and a visiting fellowship in Germany. He also completed a Masters degree in Orthopaedic surgery and strategic health management and leadership. He has a keen interest in clinical research and education. He is currently, and previously has been, a principle investigator of various randomised controlled trials. He has over 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals including book chapters and has presented his work at various international and national forums. He is actively involved in teaching at postgraduate and undergraduate levels and is currently the Foot & Ankle module lead for undergraduate teaching at Manchester University.
Co-opted November 2019