Stephen Powis

Professor of Renal Medicine, University College London, Editor of BMJ Leader

Professor Powis is currently a member of the governing body of Merton Clinical Commissioning Group and a Director of Healthcare Services Laboratories LLP. He has recently been appointed the inaugural Editor-in-Chief of the journal BMJ Leader. He is the immediate past Chairman of the Association of UK Universities (AUKUH) Medical Directors Group and has been a member of numerous national committees and working groups, including the Department of Health Strategic Education Funding Expert Group. He is a past non-executive director of the 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 (JRCPTB) Specialty Advisory Committee (SAC) for Renal Medicine and a former board member of Medical Education England. He was Director of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education for UCLPartners from 2010-13. He is a past treasurer and trustee of the British Transplantation Society and a former member of the UK Transplant Kidney Pancreas Advisory Group. He has also served as a member of the Renal Association Executive Committee. He was Editor of the journal Nephron Clinical Practice from 2003 to 2008. He is a trustee of four charities, including the Royal Free Charity and the Healthcare Management Trust.