Neglected tropical diseases

Sir Roy Anderson

Prof. Sir Roy Anderson

Sir Roy Anderson is Chair, Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London. His recent appointments include Rector of Imperial College London and Chief Scientists at the Ministry of Defence, UK.

He is the author of over 450 scientific articles and has sat on numerous government and international agency committees advising on public health and disease control including the World Health Organisation and UNAIDS. He also Chairs the science advisory board of WHO's Neglected Tropical Diseases programme and is a non-executive director of GlaxoSmithKline.

Sir Roy is Fellow of the Royal Society , a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and a Foreign Member of the French Academy of Sciences. He was knighted in the 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours.