Sir Andrew Dillon
Andrew Dillon is Chief Executive of the National Institute for Clinical Excellence. NICE sets health care standards for the National Health Service in England and Wales.
He graduated from the University of Manchester in 1975 and has held a number of senior management positions in the UK National Health Service, including General Manager of the Royal Free Hospital and Chief Executive of St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, both academic centres in London. He has been a member of the Council of the NHS Trust Federation and has contributed to national policy on the allocation of research and development funding in the NHS. He has been member of the UK Department of Health’s International Panel and its Health Industries Task Force.
An experienced speaker, he has contributed to a number of international policy forums, including an OECD review of approaches to the adoption of new and emerging health related technologies and the EC funded European Collaboration for Assessment of Health Interventions project. He is currently a non executive director of HTAi, an international collaboration of agencies, individuals and corporations involved in the development and application of health technology assessment.
He helped establish NICE as its founding Chief Executive in1999.