Graham Blair, Associate Director of Education and Events for the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCOA), has been appointed to the eIntegrity Board this month.
Graham brings to the Board more than 15 years’ experience in transforming and producing national and international event programmes and strategies. He has wide-ranging professional experience of online learning – including work with e-Learning Anaesthesia. Graham is currently leading a change programme to modernise and re-imagine the RCOA’s education offering.
Previously, Graham worked in event management for organisations such as Laithwaite’s Wine, The Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and World Cruising Club.
Following his appointment, Graham said: “I am really pleased to be joining the eIntegrity Board. I look forward to working with my fellow Board members to help shape and drive the future innovations needed to ensure the development of online education in the UK and overseas.”
In separate news, Alex Tytko has recently been appointed as Chair of eIntegrity’s Content Provider Group (CPG), taking over the role from Russell Ampofo who has just completed a three-year term.
The CPG comprises 16 representatives from the UK’s medical royal colleges and other leading professional organisations who produce the learning content which is licensed through eIntegrity.
Alex Tytko is Head of Education and Training at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, where she is involved with training, education, surgical skills, simulation, and e-learning. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the education and training sectors. Alex has served as a member of the CPG since 2013 and as an eIntegrity Board member since 2019.
Alex said: “I am delighted to take up this new role. I believe very strongly that education should be accessible to all and e-learning has a vital role to play in the training mix. Through my work, I have seen first-hand the impact of eIntegrity’s learning and I looking forward to supporting this work through the CPG.”
Following these appointments, Patrick Mitchell, Chairman of eIntegrity, said: “I am delighted to welcome Graham to the Board and Alex as the new CPG Chair. Both appointees bring a wealth of experience in the education, training and events sectors, which will prove invaluable as we move to the next stage of our development.
“I would also like to thank Russell Ampofo for his hard work and invaluable contribution to the Board over the past three years.”