About the working party

Membership of the working party

Karen Yeung (Chair)


Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics at the School of Law/School of Computer Science, the University of Birmingham

Richard Ashcroft

Professor of Bioethics, School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

Neva Haites

Professor of Medical Genetics and Vice Principal for Development, University of Aberdeen

Joyce Harper

Professor of Human Genetics and Embryology the Reproductive Health Department, Principal Investigator of the Embryology, IVF and Reproductive Genetics Group, Director of Education and Director of the Centre for Reproductive Health Institute for Women’s Health, University College London

Julian Hitchcock

Partner, Marriott Harrison LLP

Jackie Leach Scully

Professor of Social Ethics and Bioethics,, and Executive Director, PEALS (Policy, Ethics & Life Sciences) Research Centre, Newcastle University

Tony Perry

Professor of Mammalian Molecular Embryology, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath

Christine Watson

Council member, Professor of Cell and Cancer Biology in the Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge and Vice-Principal of Newnham College

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