Dr Graham Kidd, MBBS, MRCPsych, has been a member of the SPR since 1969. He became chairman of the Spontaneous Cases Committee in 2021 and has been a member of this committee since 2009. He has been a member of the Council since 2014. He also joined the Library Committee in January 2019. Trained at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, he was medical officer to 10th Gurkha Rifles, subsequently training in psychiatry at St Thomas's Hospital. He was a Consultant in Old Age and General Psychiatry in Surrey, and on retiring from the NHS, worked in private practice at the Priory and the Cardinal Clinics, before retiring to do purely psychotherapy, specializing in psychological trauma using Ego state and EMDR techniques. He teaches occasionally at St George's Hospital. He has studied dissociation and was a member of the ISSTD for many years. He has contributed to SPR study days, to the JSPR and the Paranormal Review. He is currently Hon. Secretary of the Society.
Buckmaster Oversight Committee
Oversees publications projects funded by the legacy of Nigel Buckmaster, including the creation of the Psi Encyclopedia
Chairman: Dr Richard Broughton
Members: Prof. Bernard Carr, John Fraser, Dr Graham Kidd, Alan Murdie, Adrian Ryan, Dr Zofia Weaver
Acquires new titles for the SPR library
Chairman: Dr Tom Ruffles
Members: Dr Graham Kidd, Robert McLuhan, Nemo Mörck, Dr John Newton, Karen Patel, Prof. John Poynton, Dr Melvyn Willin
Spontaneous Cases Committee
Handles reports received from the general public concerning anomalous phenomena, ranging from precognitive dreams to sightings of apparitions
Chairman: Dr Graham Kidd
Members: Dr Barrie Colvin, Dr Callum Cooper, Paul Cropper, Ciaran Farrell, John Fraser, Ashley Knibb, Alan Murdie, Dr John Newton, Claire O'Malley, Dr Leo Ruickbie, Dr Zofia Weaver.