Medical Futures has been fortunate to attract more than 200 world-class experts to sit on its judging panels over the years. The Judges include many of the world's foremost experts in healthcare, business and law; representing what could be considered to be Europe's leading think-tank on healthcare innovation. A few of the Judges are listed below:
Past and Present Judges
The Rt Hon Lord Darzi of Denham
Chairman of the Institute for Global Health Innovation
Lord Darzi is a world leading surgical pioneer and Hamlyn Chair of Surgery, specialising in the field of minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery.
Professor Dame Sally Davies DBE
Chief Medical Officer for England, Department of Health
Professor Dame Sally Davies is the UK Government’s principal medical adviser and the professional head of all Directors of Public Health and the Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department of Health.
Professor Sir Ian Gilmore
Past President, Royal College Physicians
Professor Gilmore is a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist specializing in liver disease at the Royal Liverpool University Hospitals and Honorary Professor at the Department of Medicine, University of Liverpool.
Head of Global Health Systems, McKinsey & Company
Mr Henke is the leader of the Healthcare Systems & Services Practice in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa for McKinsey & Company has more than 20 years experience in global health systems.
Professor Sheila Hollins
Past President, Royal College of Psychiatrists
Baroness Hollins is a professor of the psychiatry of learning disability at St George's, University of London, and a crossbench life peer in the House of Lords since October 2010.
Professor Dame Janet Husband DBE
Past President, Royal College Radiologists
Dame Janet Husband is Emeritus Professor of Radiology at the Institute of Cancer Research and former consultant radiologist at the Royal Marsden Hospital.
Professor Sir Bruce Keogh KBE
NHS Medical Director & Surgeon
Sir Bruce Keogh is the Medical Director of the National Health Service in England and National Medical Director of the NHS Commissioning Board.
Professor Adrian Newland CBE
President, Royal College Pathologists
Professor Newland is a Consultant Haematologist at the Royal London Hospital and Chair of the NICE independent Diagnostics Advisory Committee.
Professor Mike Richards CBE
Cancer Lead, Department of Health
Professor Richards developed the NHS Cancer Plan, and since 1999 has been the National Clinical Director for Cancer for the UK Department of Health.
Chief Executive, Goldman Sachs International
Mr Sherwood is one of the top bankers in the UK and is Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs since 2008 and co-chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs International.
Sir Richard Sykes FRS
Chairman of the UK Stem Cell Foundation
Sir Richard Sykes was Chairman and Chief Executive of GlaxoSmithKline and former Rector of Imperial College, London and now Chair of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
Sir Magdi Yacoub FRS
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Imperial College, London
Sir Magdi Yacoub is a world leading transplant surgeon, pivotal in establishing heart transplantation in UK. He established the Chain of Hope Charity, which provides cardiothoracic surgical care to the developing world.