Linda Tyler

Linda joined the CPA team in July 2023 bringing with her over 35 years of experience in finance and admin roles gained across various sectors including retail, property, charity, and healthcare. Based in the UK, Linda aims to work alongside the wider CPA team to support them with finance and administrative activities and to help […]

Sarah Emerson

Sarah trained as a pharmacist in the UK before moving into a number of public health policyroles in Aotearoa New Zealand, focusing on areas including immunisation, Pacific health andsexually transmitted and blood borne infections. She has a specific interest in creating moreinclusive and equitable healthcare systems, and advocating for the role that pharmacists canplay in […]

Josie Malloy

Josie is a Chartered Accountant with nearly 20 years experience in the charity sector. Josie joined the CPA Team in Jan 2023 as the Finance and Business Manager. Based in the UK, Josie will lead on all things financial combined with the governance aspect of the role, whilst working alongside the international team. Her aim […]

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 […]

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 4 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 across the world. As a Communications Manager at CPA, Jolaade is dedicated to […]

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 […]