Dr Patrick Vallance
Dr Patrick Vallance FRS FMedSci FRCP is Government Chief Scientific Adviser and Head of the Government Science and Engineering (GSE) profession.
Patrick was President, R&D at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) from 2012. Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President, Medicines Discovery and Development. He joined the company in May 2006 as Head of Drug Discovery. He is a member of the GSK Board and the Corporate Executive Team. Prior to joining GSK, he was a clinical academic, Professor of Medicine and led the Division of Medicine at UCL.