Doris-Ann Williams, Director General, British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA)
Doris-Ann Williams has been Director General of the British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA) since October 2001
She joined BIVDA after working in the IVD sector in a variety of roles, from a background in R&D to commercial & technical roles at international level. In the early 1980’s she was a key member of the team working first on free hormone theory and then with Professors Whitehead and Kricka on chemi-luminescence in the partnership between Amersham International and Birmingham University.
At BIVDA, Doris-Ann represents the IVD industry to Government and has particular enthusiasm for increasing awareness of how the use of diagnostics can improve healthcare and realise cost savings for the National Health Service.
Doris-Ann works closely with European Diagnostics Manufacturers Association (EDMA) and she is a member of the editorial board of IVD Technology, an active member of the Parliamentary & Scientific Committee, sits on the Executive board of Labs Are Vital UK and on the Editorial Board of Lab Tests Online UK as well as on the steering group for medically related courses at Cranfield University. She has also worked closely in helping establish IVD associations in India, South Africa and most recently Australia.