Dr Chris Laing
Chief Executive Officer, UCLPartners
Chris joined UCLPartners in October 2021, initially as Director of the Academic Health Science Network and National Director of the NHS Innovation Accelerator, before being appointed as UCLPartners Chief Executive Officer in February 2022.
Chris is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and has undertaken specialist training in nephrology, critical care and internal medicine. He continues to practise as a consultant nephrologist at University College London and Royal Free Hospitals, where he is also Honorary Associate Professor of Nephrology.
Chris was speciality training director and clinical lead for nephrology at the Royal Free where he has also worked as the Associate Medical Director for patient safety. He has also worked as the Divisional Clinical Director of Emergency Services at UCLH and as secondary care lead for urgent and emergency care for the North Central London STP.
Chris co-founded and chaired London Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Network and has clinically led the UCLPartners Patient Safety Programme AKI Improvement Collaborative.