Richard Brook SYKES

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1942-08-07
Education Royds Hall GS Huddersfield, Paddington Tech Coll, Chelsea Coll London, Queen Elizabeth Coll London (BSc), Univ of Bristol (PhD), Univ of London (DSc)
Publications N/A
Recreations N/A
Clubs Athenaeum
Style Sir Richard Sykes, FRS
Career Glaxo Research UK 1972-77, Squibb Inst for Medical Research 1977-86; Glaxo: rejoined as dep chief exec Glaxo Group Research Ltd 1986-87, gp R&D dir Glaxo plc and chm and chief exec Glaxo Group Research Ltd 1987-93, dep chm and chief exec Glaxo plc 1993-97 (GlaxoSmithKline plc since 2000), exec chm 1997-2001, non-exec chm 2001-02; rector Imperial Coll London 2001-08; chm: Merlion Pharmaceuticals Pte Ltd 2005-, Cncl for the Advancement of Science and Industry 2005-08, UK Stem Cell Fndn 2005-, Circassia Ltd 2007-, Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Tst 2012-; non-exec dir: Rio Tinto plc (formerly RTZ Corporation plc) 1997-2008, Lonza 2003-, Zeneus Holdings Ltd 2004-05, Metabometrix Ltd 2004-, Abraxis BioScience 2006-07, Eurasian Natural Resources Corp 2007-; pres: BAAS 1998-99, The R&D Soc 2002-; vice-pres: Nat Soc for Epilepsy 1995-, Br Lung Fndn 1997-; chm: Global Business Cncl on HIV/AIDS 1997-2000, Advsy Cncl to Life Scis Exec Ctee EDB Singapore 2000-, Healthcare Advsy Gp (Apax Partners Ltd) 2002-, Bioscience Leadership Cncl 2004-07; dir: Br Pharma Gp 1998-2001, Int AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) 2000-04; memb: Cncl for Science and Technol 1993-2003, Advsy Cncl Campaign for Science and Technol in the UK 1993-, Fndn for Science and Technol Cncl 1993-, Bd of Mgmnt Ct of Govrs LSHTM 1994-2003, Cncl for Industry and HE 1995-2008, Trade Policy Forum 1995-2000, Econ Devpt Bd Int Advsy Cncl 1995-, Bd of Tstees Natural History Museum 1996-2005, Advsy Gp on Competitiveness to the President of the Bd of Trade 1997-99, Bd EFPIA 1997-2000, Bd of Tstees Royal Botanic Gardens Kew 2000-05, Cncl Royal Coll of Music 2001-, Cncl RCA 2001-03, Engrg & Technol Bd 2002-05, Strategy Bd DTI 2002-04, HEFCE Bd 2002-, Int Advsy Cncl King Abdullah Univ of Science and Technol 2007-, Bd of Tstees Masdar Inst of Science and Technol 2008-, Bd of Tstees Nanyang Technological Univ Singapore 2008-; visiting prof: KCL, Univ of Bristol; author of over 100 scientific publications; Hamao Umezawa Meml Award of the Int Soc of Chemotherapy 1999; Hon DSc: Brunel Univ, Univ of Bristol, Univ of Hertfordshire, Univ of Hull, Univ of Leeds, Univ of Newcastle upon Tyne, Univ of Huddersfield, Univ of Westminster, Univ of Edinburgh, Univ of Strathclyde, Univ of Leicester, Univ of Sheffield, Univ of Warwick, Cranfield Univ; Hon DUniv: Surrey, Sheffield Hallam; Hon MD Univ of Birmingham, Hon Dr in Pharmacy Univ of Madrid, Hon LLD Univ of Nottingham; hon fell: Univ of Wales Cardiff, Central Lancashire; Fleming fell Lincoln Coll Oxford; fell: KCL, Imperial Coll Sch of Med London, Imperial Coll London; assoc Inst of Med Laboratory Technologists (AIMLT); hon citizen of Singapore 2004; Hon FRCP, MInstD 1995, FRS 1997, FMedSci 1998, Hon FRPharmS 2001, FCGI 2002, FRCPath 2003, Hon FREng 2004
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