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London / Metropolitan

The BDA Metropolitan Branch covers Central London and has approximately 850 members. There are no sections within this branch.

For all forthcoming branch and section events, please see Branch and section events.

Members are contacted by email regarding meetings, if you are not receiving meeting details contact the Local Services Team branchsectionevents@bda.org.


The Branch all welcome members and non-members from other areas to their meetings.


If you are interested in joining the Branch committee please visit www.bda.org/getinvolved to find out which roles are available.


Join the Metropolitan Branch Facebook group


Metropolitan Branch Council Members

The Branch has a very comprehensive Council which covers all the crafts in dentistry. Members are elected and the term for a council member is usually three years.


​Branch Chair

​Simon Gallier

​Branch Treasurer

Barry Edwards 

Branch ​President

​Sami Stagnell

​Immediate Past President

Len D'Cruz

​Branch Secretary

Nazli Imtiaz 

Other member representatives

At least one and up to two of the following:


​Avijit Banerjee and Barry Quinn 


​Caroline Pankhurst


​Kathy Fan and Jimmy Makdissi


Barry Edwards and Neil Stephen


Nazli Imtiaz and Samit Shah
Retired and John McLean Rep​Peter Frost

​Other representatives

(including Dental Public Health/Non Clinical Dentist Roles) ​


Simon Gallier and Nairn Wilson

Principal Executive Committee​Russ Ladwa
English Council​Paul Gallop

Student representative

Ji Yun Stephanie Yeung
BDA English Council representativeJi Yun Stephanie Yeung