Samantha Weston

Sam Weston has global experience across the fields of Project Management, Pharmacy (from community to academia, to policy and beyond), Teaching and Leadership. Her experience across the globe allow her to work with, and support, exceptional colleagues within the CPA. She is able to draw upon a wide network of experience and excellence worldwide to […]

Gloria Tumukunde

Gloria is a projects and membership administrator at the Commonwealth Pharmacists Association with a 4 years work experience supporting health systems strengthening and research projects and is responsible for managing and coordinating the administrative aspects of membership and engagement activities including performing member enrollment and reporting activities, analyzing data from the Continuous Professional Development-CPD platform […]

Chiko Savieli

A clinical pharmacist and NHS Leadership Academy alumni with over 20 years of experience leading and developing teams to deliver patient-centred care in hospital settings in the UK and Malawi. She brings her expertise in clinical pharmacy skills training and leadership to the development of CPD courses and leadership programmes at CPA. She coordinates course […]

Meghna Joshi-von Heyden

A clinical pharmacist by training, Meghna has worked in a number of national roles in the UK and Singapore, developing and implementing medicines policy and digitising health services for improved patient care and outcomes. She is currently based in Switzerland, bringing the patient voice to the forefront of medicines development and research. Meghna brings her […]

Victoria Rutter

Picture of Victoria Rutter, Executive Director of the CPA

Victoria is a qualified pharmacist and a tenacious leader! She has an extensive portfolio of practice spanning many sectors and countries and is widely recognised for her work at a global level. Victoria became the first executive director of the CPA in April 2016. She has built a strong team, redefined the charity’s mission and […]

Jolaade Taiwo

Jolaade is a pharmacist with over 3 years experience as a media and communications professional. He is passionate about using media as a tool for development and social change, and this is evident in his work with non profit organizations and start-ups in across the world. As a Communications Manager at CPA, Jolaade is dedicated […]

Gizem Gülpınar

Dr Gülpınar received her PhD from Ankara University in Turkey. She is a full-time researcher in the field of social pharmacy in Ankara University. She has done her Post-Doctoral research at the Division of Pharmacy Practice and Policy, University of Nottingham in the UK. She is interested in qualitative research exploring pharmacists’ professional identity, patient […]

Beth Ward

Beth is the Head of Education at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Great Britain. She has extensive experience in hospital and community settings in Australia and the UK, and has an instrumental role in establishing professional development and education programs for pharmacists in the UK. She has also supported nations including Singapore and Trinidad and […]