Trustees

Rakesh Heer

Professor Rakesh Heer

Chair of our Scientific and Education Committee

Professor Heer took over as Chairman of the Committee in April 2023.

He is Urology Chair at Imperial College London and leads a large portfolio of national and international research in urology cancers. He treats patients with prostate, kidney and bladder cancer. He holds a number of national leadership roles, including NICE Clinical Guidelines Chairman. His NHS work has been recognised with a National Clinical Excellence award from the Department of Health and Social Care (2021).

His responsibilities as SEC Chair will include the development of a new Research Strategy for The Urology Foundation, and to expand The Urology Foundation's international connections.