Dr Ian Hudson | Chief Executive Officer
Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Dr Ian Hudson, Chief Executive Officer, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Dr Ian Hudson became Chief Executive of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency in September 2013.
 
He is a physician who practised as a paediatrician for a number of years, before working in the pharmaceutical industry in clinical research and development between 1989 and 2001, when he joined the former MCA (Medicines Control Agency) as Director of the Licensing Division.
 
Before being appointed as Chief Executive, Dr Hudson was the MHRA's Licensing Director, responsible for the majority of its medicines licensing activities. He was also the UK delegate to the Committee for Human Medicinal Products (CHMP) and was its vice-chairman from October 2012 to September 2013.

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