Professional awards: B.Pharm. Ph.D, DMS, FRPharmS, FRSB, CBiol, FCMI, FTOPRA, SFHEA

Professional experience and particular interests:

A pharmacist for 35 years, Nigel has lived, practised and taught in four countries, on three continents.

He is currently in his sixth year as Head of the School of Pharmacy at Keele University.

Nigel worked for ICI, Zeneca and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals for 26 years, holding global vice president positions in; Diabetes Drug Development, Global Regulatory and Clinical Affairs and finally as a VP for Strategic Partnering and Global Business Development.  

Nigel chaired the largest UK integrated Health and Social Care NHS Trust (SSOTP) between 2011 and 2016. 

For three years, until February 2015, Nigel was Chairman of the Appointments Board of the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council. Nigel is currently Chairman of the UK Universities Heads of Pharmacy Schools Council, and a member of the RPS Assembly and a member of both the RPS Faculty and Education Board and the UK Education Governance Oversight Board.