Alastair Kent OBE


Main Areas of Work are:

  • Orphan Medicinal Products Regulations
  • Reorganisation of the NHS and the commissioning of genetic services.
  • Media relations and acting as a spokesperson for Genetic Alliance UK.
  • Advising the Trustee Board on policy and strategy.
  • UK and European Health and Research Policy and Legislation
Miscellaneous & Unremunerated Interests
  • Member, Royal College of Physicians / Royal College of Pathologists / British Society for Human Genetics Joint Committee on Clinical Genetics.  
  • Member, the Genetics Committee of the Association of British Insurers (ABI).
  • Member, the Genetic Commissioning Advisory Group (DH).
  • Member, Genetics Commissioning Group (London NHS).
  • Member, European Health Forum (EC).
  • Member, Progress Educational Trust Advisory Committee.
  • Member, European Federation of Biotechnology Task Group on the Public Perception of Biotechnology.
  • European Genetic Alliances Network Executive Committee.
  • Member of the Human Genetics Commission (HGC).
Further to the above, my other commitments include:
  • Speaking and writing on genetic issues in the specialist press and for a wider audience.
  • Fundraising
  • General management of the organisation's day to day operations.