Sir Patrick Vallance

Patrick Vallance headshot

Position

UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser

Sir Patrick Vallance is the Government Chief Scientific Adviser and Head of the Government Science and Engineering profession. Patrick worked at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) from 2006 until 2017, including as President of R&D from 2012. Prior to joining GSK, he was a clinical academic, Professor of Medicine and led the Division of Medicine at UCL. His personal research was in the area of diseases of blood vessels and endothelial biology.