Current President of the RPS Claire Anderson was elected in 2021. She is Professor of Social Pharmacy, Division of Pharmacy Practice and Policy, at the School of Pharmacy at the University of Nottingham.
Registering in 1982 Claire has over 30 years of academic experience, developing the first community pharmacy diploma at King’s College, and publishing over 150 peer review papers. She completed her PhD in 1997, ‘Health Promotion by Community Pharmacists’ at King’s College London.
Claire’s work has an international reputation, particularly her research on pharmacy education and workforce development. She is a Fellow of the RPS and of the International Pharmaceutical Federation. Claire is also a trustee of the Commonwealth Pharmacists’ Association.
In her role as President, Claire pledges to ‘to amplify the voice of pharmacy, to advocate for change and to support future generations of pharmacists’.