Meet the Team

Joint Presidents

Rajamiyer Venkateswaran, MD, FRCs, MS, MBBS, clinical director, cardiac surgery
Sanjay Sastry, BSc, MB, ChB, MD, FRCP, clinical head, cardiac services
Eamonn O’Neal, DL, BEd, MSc, broadcaster & journalist

Officers, committee & members at the 2022 AGM

The Ticker Club is managed by an executive committee elected by Club members at its Annual General Meeting held in April each year.

The committee consists of four officers (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary & Treasurer) who are each elected for a two-year term and five other committee members elected annually, all of whom serve as the Club’s trustees. A full team of elected members is empowered to co-opt up to three further non-voting members.

The officers of the Ticker Club elected for the year 2023-2024 are :

David Holmes


Muneeb Yassir

Vice chair

Maggie Mee


Marie Holmes


Elected Committee Members for 2023-2024

Nazir Choonara; Khalid Ghaffur; John Miller; [2 vacancies]

Co-opted Committee members for 2023-2024

[two to be co-opted]

The Ticker Club is a Registered Charity No. 519754 and all monies raised are used for the benefit of Cardiac Patients being treated at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) at Wythenshawe Hospital.

No person in the Ticker Club is paid for the work they do, and only travel expenses are paid to persons carrying out work as a hospital visitor or as a member of the executive committee.

The Ticker Club

Contact Us

The Ticker Club, North West Heart Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital,                    Southmoor Road, Manchester M23 9LT

Phone: 0161 291 2873    Email:

Registered Charity No. 519754

Affiliated to the British Heart Foundation



The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service