Professor Chris Whitty on how the role of Government Chief Scientific Adviser is in part about bridging the gap between professions so that we can all benefit from breakthroughs in science.
Professor Chris Whitty
Professor Chris Whitty was appointed interim Government Chief Scientific Adviser in September 2017. He was appointed Deputy Government Chief Scientific Adviser in April 2017. He has been the Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department of Health since January 2016.
He was previously Chief Scientific Adviser and Director of Research and Evidence at the Department for International Development.
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