Richard Trembath - Non Executive Director
Richard is presently the Executive Dean at Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, King's College
London and Professor of Medical Genetics.
From 2011 to 2015, he was Vice-Principal for Health at Queen Mary University of London.
He has championed translational bio-medical research and provides leadership for academia in the
UK and beyond. His research interests include the identification and characterization of genes and
the molecular pathways underlying a range of human common and rare disorders.
Additional Health, leadership roles include Executive Director of King's College Hospital NHS
Foundation Trust (2006-2011).
He was a founding Director of the National Institute for Health Research Comprehensive Biomedical
Research Centre in association with Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust. He is a Fellow of
the Academy of Medical Sciences and a former Senior Investigator for the National Institute of
As a clinician scientist, he remains active in research and is co-director of a large programme titled
East London Genes and Health (www.genesandhealth.org).
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