Professor, DM, FRCPCH, FRCP, EIP Conference Co-Chair, Chair Health Research Authority Nuffield Professor of Child Health, Institute of Child Health, UCL ,UNITED KINGDOM

Professor Sir Terence Stephenson is Nuffield Professor of Child Health at the Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, University College London and Co-Director of the nationally funded Children’s Policy Research Unit. He was knighted in the 2018 New Year Honours for services to Healthcare and Children's Health Services.

He is Chair of the Health Research Authority for England which approves all research undertaken on patients in England. Professor Stephenson was Chair of the UK GMC 2015-2018. Before the GMC role, he was Chair of the UK Academy of Medical Royal Colleges 2012-2014 and President of the UK Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2009-2012. He is an Honorary Consultant in paediatrics at UCL Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital London. He has been elected an honorary Fellow of eleven colleges or academies, in the UK, Ireland, Hong Kong and Australia. He has been awarded Honorary Professorships at the Universities of Nottingham (2015) and Hong Kong (2018).