Tom Smith (BSc BA Hons) Life Sciences Public Engagement Specialist, EUPATI Fellow, European Health Parliament member
A member of the European Health Parliament and a EUPATI Fellow, Tom is an internationally recognized consultant operating with patient organizations all over Europe. He works with regulatory bodies like the European Medicines Agency as an Expert Patient Reviewer and the Health Research Authority as a member of a Research Ethics Committee. Tom’s personability, objective thought, and conviction have led him to work with major national and global broadcast media, the pharmaceutical and MedComms industry, clinicians, and the governance of NHS Foundation Trusts. Tom combines experience of policy, clinical research, and media representation to emphasize that meaningful patient engagement is the key to sustainable innovation in healthcare. Before his career in patient engagement, Tom was a senior leader in local government and responsible for the effective delivery of £87M worth of services per annum.