Nick McNally (Chair)

Nick has been in leadership roles in clinical research and experimental medicine since 1999, first as Research & Development (R&D) Manager for the R&D Directorate at University College London Hospitals (UCLH), and more recently as the Director of Research Support at University College London, and Chief Operating Officer for the National Institute of Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre . Nick has extensive experience of research management and support including strategic planning, operations, research finances, research regulations and research communications and engagement. Nick has a PhD in the epidemiology of atopic eczema, carried out at the Departments of Geography and Dermatology at the University of Nottingham and Queen’s Medical Centre. He has published widely from his research and on R&D management and policy, including articles inThe LancetThe British Medical Journal and Social Science and Medicine.