Professor Susan Hopkins

Professor Susan Hopkins is the Chief Medical Advisor at the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA). In this capacity she leads the Clinical and Public Health Group whose objective is to provide professional health security, clinical and public health leadership.

From 2020 to 2022, Susan served as Incident Director and subsequently National Strategic Response Director for COVID-19 in Public Health England and was the Chief Medical Advisor for NHS Test and Trace.

She is also a Professor of Infectious Diseases and Health Security at University College London and continues to work clinically as a consultant in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Dr Eamonn Faller 

Eamonn Faller is a final year infectious disease SpR completing a clinical fellowship in bone and joint infection in the Bone Infection Unit in the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford. He has a Masters in healthcare Economics from the London School of Economics and will commence an MD in University of Oxford next year combining these research interests as well as continuing to work clinically part-time.


Dr Busi Mooka 

Dr Mooka, is a Consultant in Infectious Diseases at Ninewells Hospital and University Hospital. She is chair of the NHS Tayside Antimicrobial Management Group and is a member of the Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group. She is the OPAT Lead for Tayside. She is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer and Infection Teaching Lead at the University of Dundee. Dr Mooka is involved in developing and implementing antimicrobial policies and guidelines She is involved in the ongoing work to develop a multi-professional National Education Scotland Curriculum in Stewardship and the IPC/AMR workforce strategy. She trained in Infectious Diseases in Ireland but now lives in the sunniest city in Scotland.


2023 Keynote Speakers