Dr Richard Vautrey

President , RCGP

Dr Vautrey has been a GP partner in a training practice in Leeds for nearly 30 years and has worked as a GP in urban and rural settings in Nigeria. His previous leadership roles include BMA GP committee chair in England and GPC UK, and he has been a member of the GPC negotiating and executive team from 2004. 

A graduate of Manchester University, he completed his GP training in Rochdale and Manchester, obtaining MRCGP in 1994. He has been a member of the College ever since. He has 13 years of experience as a member of RCGP Council, being a GPC observer between 2005-10, a nationally elected member from 2010-17 and again since 2022. He attends Yorkshire Faculty meetings and has recently been appointed to the College’s Patient and Carers Participation Group.