Appeals committee

The appeals committee was established under the Pharmacy Order 2010 and can consider appeals of certain types of registration decisions as listed in article 39 of the Order. It cannot consider appeals of decisions which are not listed. The process is explained in more detail in the appeals section. 

The composition of the committee is set out in the General Pharmaceutical Council Statutory Committees and their Advisers Rules. The committee's proceedings are governed by the General Pharmaceutical Council Appeals Committee Rules.

Membership of the appeals committee

  • The members of the appeals committee are listed below. All appeals are heard by a panel drawn from among these members.
  • All committee members are expected to abide by a code of conduct.



Register of interests

Mr Michael Caplan

Chair Michael Caplan Reg of Interests

Mr James Kellock

Deputy Chairman

James Kellock Reg of Interests

Mrs Yemisi Gibbons

Registrant member

Yemisi Gibbon Reg of Interests

Dr Stephen Greep

Lay Member

Stephen Greep Reg of interests

Ms Melissa D'Mello

Reserve Lay member

Melissa D'Mello Reg of interests

Rabbi Michael Glickman 

Reserve Lay member

Michael Glickman Reg of interests

Mrs Sheba Joseph

Reserve Lay member

Sheba Joseph Reg of interests

Mr Ian Spafford

Reserve Lay Member Ian Spafford Reg of Interests

Dr Francis Akor

Reserve Pharmacist member  Francis Akor Reg of interests

Mrs Karen Harrowing

Reserve Pharmacist member 

Karen Harrowing Reg of interests

Mr Graeme Mitchell Reserve Pharmacist member  Graeme Mitchell Reg of interests
Mrs Sarah Nicholson Reserve Pharmacist member  Sarah Nicholson Reg of interests
Mr Darren Powell Reserve Pharmacist member  Darren Powell Reg of interests
Miss Man Yui Hung Reserve Pharmacist member  Man Yui Hung Reg of interests
Mrs Melanie Carroll Reserve PharmacyTechnician member Melanie Carroll Reg of interests
Mrs Catherine Davies Reserve PharmacyTechnician member Catherine Davies Reg of interests
Mrs Helen Laws Reserve PharmacyTechnician member Helen Laws Reg of interests