Professor David Lomas

Job title

Non-executive director


Professor David Lomas was appointed as a non-executive director in September 2020.

He is chair of the Royal Free London's Clinical Standards and Innovation Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Professor Lomas was an MRC clinician scientist, university lecturer and professor of respiratory biology in Cambridge before moving to University College London Hospitals (UCL) in 2013 to be chair of medicine and dean of the faculty of medical sciences. He previously chaired the respiratory therapy area unit board at GlaxoSmithKline and was deputy chief executive of the Medical Research Council (UK).

He serves as deputy chair of the scientific advisory committee for Genomics England, is a non-executive director at UCL, the Francis Crick Institute, the Africa Health Research Institute, the British Heart Foundation and MedCity Ltd.

Professor Lomas is an elected member of the Council of the Academy of Medical Sciences and a National Institute for Health Research senior investigator.