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Anderson, Prof. Sir Roy (Malcolm) locked

Kt 2006; FRS 1986; FMedSci

Born 12 April 1947; s of James Anderson and Betty Watson-Weatherburn; m 1st, 1975, Dr Mary Joan Anderson (marr. diss. 1989); 2nd, 1990, Dr Claire Baron (marr. diss. 2013); 3rd, 2014, Janet Louise Meyrick

Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, since 2000 (Head of Department, 2000–04; Rector, 2008–09); Chief Scientific Adviser, Ministry of Defence, 2004–08

Education

Duncombe Sch., Bengeo; Richard Hale Sch., Hertford; Imperial Coll., London (BSc, ARCS, PhD, DIC)

Career

CBiol, FRSB. IBM Research Fellow, Univ. of Oxford, 1971–73; Lectr, King’s Coll., London, 1973–77; Lectr, 1977–80, Reader, 1980–82, Prof., 1982–93, Head of Dept of Biology, 1984–93, Imperial Coll., London Univ.; University of Oxford: Linacre Prof. of Zoology, 1993–2000, and Hd, Zoology Dept, 1993–98; Dir, Wellcome Trust Centre for Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, 1994–2000; Fellow, Merton Coll., Oxford, 1993–2000. Vis. Prof., McGill Univ., 1982–; Alexander Langmuir Vis. Prof., Harvard, 1990–; Genentech Vis. Prof., Univ. of Washington, 1998; James McLaughlin Vis. Prof., Univ. of Texas, 1999. Nuffield Medal Lect., RSocMed, 2002. Member: NERC, 1988–91 (Chm., Services and Facilities Cttee, 1989–90); ACOST, 1989–93 (Chm., Standing Cttee on Envmt, 1990–93); Spongiform Encephalopathy Adv. Cttee, 1998–2003; EPSRC, 2004–08; Chm., Sci. Adv. Council, DEFRA, 2004–; Mem., Govt’s China Task Force, 2009–12. Chm., Oxford Biologica Ltd (formerly IBHSC Ltd), 1999–2001; non-executive Director: GlaxoSmithKline, 2007–; Imperial Coll. Healthcare NHS Trust, 2008–09; Mem. Internat. Adv. Bd, Hakluyt and Co. Ltd; Chm., Baccalaureate Adv. Panel, Pearson plc, 2012–. Member, Scientific Advisory Board: IMS, 1997–99; deCode, 1998–2002; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundn Initiative on Grand Challenges in Global Health, 2003–11; Singapore Nat. Res. Foundn, 2009–13; Member: Bio-Internat. Adv. Panel, Malaysia, 2009–; Adv. Bd, Partnership for Child Develt, 2012–; Chairman: Adv. Bd, Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, 2000–; Sci. Adv. Bd, Neglected Tropical Diseases prog., WHO, 2008–12; Dir, London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Res., 2012–. Member, Council: Zoological Soc., 1988–90; Royal Soc., 1989–91; RSTM&H, 1989–92; RPMS, 1994–97; Mem. Ct, LSHTM, 1993–2003. Governor: Wellcome Trust Ltd, 1992–2000 (Trustee, Wellcome Trust, 1991–92; Chairman: Infection and Immunity Grant Panel, 1990–92; Population Studies Panel); Inst. for Government, 2008–13. Trustee, Natural Hist. Mus., 2008–16. Mem. Internat. Adv. Cttee, Nat. Sci. and Technol. Develt Agency, Thailand, 2009–; Chm., Internat. Adv. Panel Sci., PTT Public Co. Ltd, Thailand, 2013–. Foreign Associate Member: Inst. of Medicine, NAS, USA, 2000; French Acad. of Scis, 2010. Founder FMedSci 1998. Hon. FIA 2000; Hon. FRCPath 2000; Hon. FSS 2002; Hon. FRAgS 2002. Hon. Fellow, Linacre Coll., Oxford, 1993. Hon. DSc: East Anglia, 1997; Stirling, 1998; Aberdeen, 2008. Zoological Soc. Scientific Medal, 1982; Huxley Meml Medal, Imperial Coll., London, 1983; Wright Meml Medal, British Soc. of Parasitology, 1986; David Starr Jordan Medal, Univs of Stanford, Cornell and Indiana, 1986; Chalmers Medal, RSTM&H, 1988; Weldon Medal, Oxford Univ., 1989; John Hill Grundy Medal, Royal Army Med. Coll., 1990; Frink Medal, Zoological Soc. of London, 1993; Joseph Smadel Medal, Infectious Diseases Soc. of Amer., 1994; Distinguished Statistical Ecologist Award, 1998; Dist. Parasitologists Award, Amer. Soc. of Parasitology, 1999

Publications

(ed) Population Dynamics of Infectious Disease Agents: theory and applications, 1982; (ed jtly) Population Biology of Infectious Diseases, 1982; (with R. M. May) Infectious Diseases of Humans: dynamics and control, 1991

Recreations

wildlife photography, croquet, natural history

Address

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, St Mary’s Campus, Norfolk Place, Paddington W2 1PG

Clubs

Athenæum