As Chief Science Strategy Officer, Dr Rhoswyn Walker’s role is to support HDR UK’s mission to make game changing improvements in the health of patients and populations. Working in partnership with the Directors and external stakeholders to deliver world class scientific programmes, this exciting new role will lead the development of HDR UK’s scientific strategy.

Rhos joined HDR UK in June 2018 from the Medical Research Council (MRC) where she was Head of Informatics Research and shaped the MRC’s data science strategy. Before this Rhos held 2 roles within the MRC with responsibility for cancer research as well as skills and training. Prior to the MRC, Rhos’s first role outside of academic research was a research funding and policy development role within a cancer research charity.