Professor Ole Petersen CBE, FLSW FMedSci MAE ML FRS

MRC Research Professor, Biosciences, Cardiff University

Professor Ole Petersen is Medical Research Council Professor in the School of Biosciences at Cardiff University. One of the world’s leading physiologists, he leads a Medical Research Council-supported research group at Cardiff University on disease of the pancreas. He is a former Vice-President of the Royal Society and now Vice-President of Academia Europaea. He is also Director of the new Academia Europaea Knowledge Hub, based at Cardiff University. He was a member of the first SACW.