Professor Huw Williams
Associate Professor

External responsibilities

Committee/panel activities

Professional bodies

Deputy Chair – Policy Unit British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Division of neuropsychology (DoN)

2008-2011 –DoN representative on the Professional Practice Board of BPS

2007-2011: Chair of the Executive Committee of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Neuropsychology

2011-12: Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee of the British Psychological Society’s  Division of Neuropsychology

2010- ongoing  - Chair of Brain Injury and Justice Group of Professional Affairs Board of BPS

2012: Chair of BPS DoN committee for Awards to Distinguished and Early Career Neuropsychologists

Policy and Parliamentary activities

Representative for the British Psychological Society’s (BPS for the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) review of their Head Injury management guidance

Lead expert for the Dept. of Health (DoH) for development of TBI assessments for the Criminal Justice System with Offender Health Research Network

Founding Co-chair of law and brain injury stakeholder consortium for Parliamentary activities – Criminal Justice and Acquired Brain Injury (CJAABIG)

Editorial responsibilities

2003-2007 Guest Editor – Special issues in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation (see below) 2 volumes (2003 and in 2007)

2005 on Editorial Board of Brain Impairment

2010 on Editorial Board of Neurodisability & Psychotherapy

2011 on Editorial Board of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation


Additional roles

Trustee - Headway Devon (2003 -2006): Headway is the major charity for providing post-acute care and support for people with neurological problems. Dr Williams was been a Trustee and advisor for 3 years.

From 2006: Honorary Clinical Neuropsychologist, Emergency Department, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, advising on and developing research initiatives that have developed from previous work with the department to identify trends in presentations to A&E (particularly in terms of brain injury) and develop protocols for audit and health protection in long term. South west wide clinical research in emergency medicine have now been developed to provide local and regional data for health protection and management. This now includes a new head injury service at the A&E department.

Workshops organised

Conference Committee & Reviewer for International Neuropsychology Society conference on Neuro-rehabilitation, Uluru, Australia, 2004 Conference

Committee & Reviewer for International Neuropsychology Society conference, Dublin, 2005

Program Chair: Satellite Joint conference of International Neuropsychology Society, Irish Psychological Association and Division of Neuropsychology of British Psychological Society, Galway, 2005

Conference Committee & Reviewer of papers for International Neuropsychology Society Satellite conference, Leichtenstein, 2006

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