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Presidents Shield

The President’s Shield is awarded by the current President of the Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine to mark an outstanding contribution to the Association.



Year Recipient Reason for award
2016 Mr G H Lester For his leadership of the Federation of Clinical Scientists
2015 To those who created and developed the Frontiers in Laboratory Medicine Meeting
2014 Prof R A Sherwood For his tireless contributions to Venture Publications.
2013 Mr B L Smith For his 3 decades of service as Chief Negotiator for the FCS.
2012 Mr J W Kane For service to the ACB as Chair of the Workforce Advisory Committee.
2011 Dr D M Cassidy For service to the ACB as Chair & Director of the Education Committee.
2010 Dr G McCreanor For work on gaining accreditation for the ACB to award Chartered Scientist status
2009 Mrs K Heaney Leadership of the ACB Trainees in 2008 National Pathology Week
2008 Dr W S A Smellie Leading the Best Laboratory Practice in Primary Care Project
2007 Dr R J Flanagan Development of Analytical Toxicology Training
2006 Dr M J Toop Establishment of the Clinical Practice Section
2005 The Lab Tests Online-UK Team Creation of the Lab Tests Online-UK website
2004 Mr S P Halloran Service to the ACB as editor of Annals of Clinical Biochemistry
2003 Dr G V Groom Setting up the ACB office at Tooley Street
2002 Mrs P Nielsen Organisation of Focus meetings
2001 Prof C P Price Clinical Scientist Registration
2000 Dr D Burnett Laboratory Accreditation
1999 Dr G S Challand Cases for comment
1998 Mr A D Hirst Workforce planning
1997 Dr R G Jones ACB Information Technology
1996 Dr R J Spooner XVI ICCC Bursary Fund
1995 Dr G S Challand, Dr D J Newman,
Dr J M Wardell, Mr M J Hallworth,
Dr M A Myers, Dr S Khosrow-Shahiyan
Speaking out for Clinical Science Task Force
1994 Miss J M Smith Opportunity 2000 Task Force
1993 Dr G H Beastall European activities
1992 Dr D B Freedman Innovation in debate at Focus
1991 Dr W D Mitchell & Dr G F Watt Use of medical chemistry in diagnosis and followup of a rare clinical condition
1990 Dr J D Berg Service to the ACB as editor of ACB News

Geoff Lester - ACB Presidents Shield

Mr Geoff Lester awarded the President's Shield in 2016 for his leadership of the Federation of Clinical Scientists.

Updated 28th July 2016

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