Adrian James

Joint International Committee Vice-Chairs

Joint International Committee Vice-Chair

Psychiatrist . RCPsych .


Dr. Adrian James is the Royal College of Psychiatry’s President following on from his position as the College’s Registrar since 2015 where he held overall responsibility for policy, public education, revalidation and membership engagement. A Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist at Langdon Hospital in Dawlish, Devon he has previously held roles as the former Medical Director of Devon Partnership NHS Trust and Founding Chair of the School of Psychiatry at the Peninsular Deanery, elected Chair of the South West Division of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Clinical Director for Mental Health, Dementia and Neurology, working for NHS England South West and also acted as a Reviewer and Clinical Expert for the Healthcare Commission and its successor organisation the Care Quality Commission (CQC).