Rt Hon Professor the Lord Kakkar

Professor of Surgery, University College London, Chairman of University College London Partners Academic Health Science Partnership and Director of the Thrombosis Research Institute, London, UK.

Lord Kakkar completed his medical degree at King's College, London, UK and received a PhD from Imperial College, London, UK. His research interests include the prevention and treatment of venous and arterial thromboembolic disease and cancer-associated thrombosis.
Lord Kakkar was created a Life Peer in 2010 and sits on the cross benches of the House of Lords. He is the Chairman of the House of Lords Appointments Commission and UK Business Ambassador for Healthcare and Life Sciences. Lord Kakkar was appointed a member of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council in December 2014 and he is the Chairman of the Judicial Appointments Commission.