Professor Sir Roy Anderson

Professor Sir Roy Anderson

Professor Sir Roy Anderson, FRS FMedSci

Professor Sir Roy Anderson is a leading medical scientist and authority on infectious diseases and their control in developed and developing economies.

Alongside his work with Oriole Global Health, he is currently Professor of Infectious Disease at Imperial College London and Director of the London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal Statistical Society and an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and a Foreign Associate Member of the National Academy of Medicine at the US National Academy of Sciences and the French Academy of Sciences.

Sir Roy is a Non-Executive Director of GSK. He is also a member of the International Advisory Board of Holdingham Group and of the Science Advisory Board of the Natural History Museum, London. He is sits on the boards of the Vaccine International Advisory Board (VACCIAB) of AJ Pharma Holding Sdn. Bhd in Malaysia, the International Alzheimer’s Consortium at Harvard University, Boston, and Chairs the Scientific Advisory Board of the Netherlands Centre for One Health (NCOH).

With over 500 scientific publications, Sir Roy has sat on numerous government, industry and international agency committees advising on public health and disease control including the World Health Organisation and UNAIDS. From 2004 – 2007 he was Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Ministry of Defence. He was knighted in the 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours.