Professor Andrew George MBE appointed as new Chair at Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

26 Mar 2024

Professor Andrew George MBE has been appointed as the next Chair of Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust.

Andrew is expected to take over from current Chair, Andy Trotter OBE, on 1 May 2024.

Andy Trotter’s role at Oxleas comes to an end this year as he has completed his third, and final, term of office.

George is an immunologist who has worked in Southampton, USA and at Imperial College London. He held several roles at Imperial including Director of the Graduate School before moving to Brunel University London where he was Deputy Vice Chancellor, Education and International. He is co-chair of the UK Committee on Research Integrity, and Deputy Chair of Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Andrew has played a key role in leading research ethics in the NHS and currently is on the Board of the Health Research Authority. He was awarded an MBE for services to research participants and research ethics.