Professor Sir Malcolm Grant
Professor Sir Malcolm Grant CBE FAcSS is the Chair of NHS England, which sets the priorities and direction of England’s national health service. He was the President and Provost of University College London for 10 years. In addition, Sir Malcolm is a barrister, and legal academic and the Chancellor of the University of York.
Sir Malcolm has previously served as Chair of the Local Government Commission for England, of the Agriculture and Environmental Biotechnology Commission and the Russell Group.
During his career, he has specialised in and written widely on topics including planning, property, and environmental law and the regulation of biotechnology.
Sir Malcolm received his knighthood in the 2014 Birthday Honours for services to higher education. He is also a member of the Bench of Middle Temple (one of the four Inns of Court exclusively entitled to call their members to the English Bar as barristers), and an honorary member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Royal Town Planning Institute.