Elizabeth C Beckmann was BIR president from 1993-1994. She gained a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at King’s College London, where she was one of the few women studying engineering. She has been working in the medical imaging world for over 30 years. Starting her career with EMI Medical in the early days of CT, she has also worked for GE, AMI hospitals, Picker and was Managing Director of Elscint (GB).
In 1989 she founded Lanmark Medical Innovations, with Dr Neil Ridyard, and provided teleradiology and IT solutions throughout the UK. She is a member of the Institute of Directors and of the Institution of Electrical Engineers.
Mrs Beckmann is a Fellow of the BIR and chaired the Industry Committee for many years until 2011. Mrs Beckmann has remained a stalwart supporter of the BIR, and is still involved in many aspects of the Institute’s life. Mrs Beckmann is also a co-author of the book “Godfrey Hounsfield: intuitive genius of CT“ which was published in 2012.