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Prof Marcel Levi

Chief Executive of UCLH NHS Foundation Trust

Professional Biography

Professor Marcel Levi is Chief Executive of UCLH NHS Foundation Trust and took up the position in January 2017. He has had a distinguished career as a clinician, academic and clinical leader in the Netherlands.

UCLH is one of the most complex NHS Trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. UCLH provides academically-led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. UCLH is committed to delivering top-quality patient care, excellent education and world class research. It has a turnover of £882 million and contracts with over 70 primary care trust commissioning bodies to provide services and see over 950,000 outpatients and admit over 156,000 patients each year.

The Trust works with the Royal Free and University College Medical School, London South Bank and City universities to offer high-quality training and education.

Prior to joining UCLH, Marcel was Chairman of the Executive Board of the Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam since 2010 and for the previous ten years was chairman of its Department of Medicine and Division of Medical Specialisms.

He studied medicine at the University of Amsterdam and in 1991 obtained his PhD and was appointed as a Fellow by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Science. He is a practising consultant physician, specialising in haemostasis and thrombosis, and leads an active research programme.