Sir Roy Anderson, FRS Trustee
Mathematical epidemiology, population biology, virology and the evolution of diseases.
Sir Roy Anderson, FRS FMedSci, is a trustee of the London Institute, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the School of Public Health, Imperial College London and Director of the London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research. He was formerly Rector of Imperial College and Chief Scientist at the Ministry of Defence.
Sir Roy served as Director of the Wellcome Centre for Parasite Infections at Imperial College and Director of the Wellcome Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, University of Oxford. He has also served as Chair of the Science Advisory Board of the Natural History Museum, and as a non-executive director of GlaxoSmithKline.
He is currently Chair of Oriole Global Health Ltd and Chair of the International Advisory Board of PTTGC Thailand. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Oxford Nanoimaging and a trustee of the Kamini and Vindi Banga Family Trust.
Sir Roy was elected Fellow of the Royal Society, a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, and a Foreign Associate Member of the US National Academy of Medicine. He was knighted in 2006.
His research interests are at the interface between medicine, biology, mathematics and computation, and he is the author of over 450 scientific articles.