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BIVDA Press Release - BIVDA elects Helen Tucker as Chair following 2022 AGM

For Immediate Release --


Helen Tucker (Thermo Fisher Scientific) has been elected as Chair of the BIVDA Board effective March 24th 2022 for a three-year term. Helen will look to build upon the excellent work of her predecessor, Darren Stenlake (Sysmex UK Ltd), in presenting BIVDA’s strategy and vision to all stakeholders going forward.


Doris-Ann Williams, Chief Executive of BIVDA said: “We are delighted to welcome Helen Tucker as our new Chair following BIVDA’s annual AGM today. Helen has long been a valued member of BIVDA’s Board and we are excited to see how her experience and diagnostic expertise will inform BIVDA’s strategy during her term as Chair, as we seek to expand and continue to provide tremendous value for our membership.”


Helen Tucker said: “I am really excited to be stepping into the role of Chair, and to be filling the big shoes left by Darren, who has led us through the most extraordinary last few years. It is very important that BIVDA constantly moves forward and ensure our members – no matter how large or small – receive great value from their membership”.


Aside from Helen’s appointment as Chair, the Board remains virtually unchanged, with Jag Grewal (Omega Diagnostics Group plc) and Richard Hames (Werfen Ltd) re-elected, while Darren Stenlake returns to the Board.





For more information on this appointment, and BIVDA’s current activities, please contact


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