Dr Samantha Roberts appointed NICE chief executive

Effective 1 February 2022

John Brazier
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Dr Samantha Roberts appointed NICE chief executive

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has announced its new chief executive.

Dr Samantha Roberts is currently the managing director for health and care at Legal & General and will succeed outgoing chief executive Professor Gillian Leng upon her retirement as of 1 February 2022. Having joined NHS England in 2018, as director of innovation, research and life sciences, Roberts has over 20 years' experience of healthcare having worked in service delivery, consultancy and as a clinician. Commenting on the new role, Roberts said: "We are living through a golden age of medical...

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