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BJS Academy team


The BJS Academy team includes Director, Management Leads and the Content Creation Team and will manage the BJS Academy content creation, dissemination of material and ongoing communications.

BJS Academy team


Director

Jonothan Earnshaw

Jonothan Earnshaw


Jonothan Earnshaw was a Consultant Vascular Surgeon in Gloucestershire UK for 30 years. Now semi retired, he has turned his focus to digital education, as Editor of a virtual textbook (Virtual Vascular), and Director of the BJS Academy. In the past he was an officer of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland, and Clinical Lead of the NHS AAA Screening Programme in England. He has published over 200 articles in scientific journals, and edited five textbooks. Jonothan joined the editorial team of BJS in 1994 and was Editor in Chief of BJS from 2015 to 2020. The present post of Academy Director is the culmination of a relationship with BJS which has lasted over a quarter of a century.

Camilla O'Brien

Camilla O'Brien

BJS Foundation Executive Director


Camilla O’Brien is the Executive Director of the BJS Foundation and has worked with the Foundation since 2012. Camilla works closely with the Executive Committee and Council of Management and manages all of the sub-committees. Camilla has been involved with the BJS Academy from the beginning and has been integral to the concept, launch and establishing the structure and team to deliver the project successfully. Camilla is also the founding Director of ACS Global, a company that provides integrated management solutions to associations, charities and societies.

Carol Nicol

Carol Nicol

Head of Partnerships and Communications


Carol Nicol joined the BJS Academy in January 2022 and works closely with the Management Team, Executive Committee and the Content Creation Team. Carol is an experienced association and conference professional with fifteen years’ experience working with international associations, delivering association management, major conferences, membership and other services at all levels.

About BJS Foundation


As a registered charity, BJS Foundation’s mission to improve surgical education is underpinned by its strategic partnerships and its leading surgical journals.

Since its inception in 1913, the readership of BJS has continued to grow across the globe, paving the way for complementary open access journal, BJS Open, in 2017.

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