Sally Davies

Chief Medical Officer, UK

Sally Davies was appointed Chief Medical Officer for England and Chief Medical Advisor to United Kingdom in 2010.  She advises on medical matters with a particular focus on public health and providing leadership to public health directors. Before, she was the Department of Health’s Chief Scientific Advisor and Research Development lead. Davies has spent her career raising public awareness on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). She chairs the World Health Organization AMR Strategic & Technical Advisory Group, and has written a Penguin book and performed a TED Talk on the issue. In 2006, Davies founded the National Institute for Health Research. Davies is Fellow of the Royal Society and member of the National Academy of Medicine.