Stephen Powis is professor of renal medicine at University College London. He joined the Royal Free Hospital in 1997 as a consultant, becoming the trust’s medical director in 2006. His main clinical interest is renal transplantation.
He is the chairman of the Association of UK Universities medical directors group and a board member of Merton Clinical Commissioning Group. He is a past non-executive director of North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, including a period of eight months as acting chairman. He is a past chairman of the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board specialty advisory committee for renal medicine and a former board member of Medical Education England. He was director of postgraduate medical and dental education for UCLPartners from 2010 to 2013.