External examiner appointment - Imperial College

HSMC's Professor Jon Glasby has been asked by Lord Darzi to be the external examiner for Imperial College's new MSc in Health Care Policy.

Lord Darzi is currently Co-Director of the Centre for Health Policy at Imperial and former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department of Health. He relinquished this role in July 2009 when he was appointed the United Kingdom's Global Ambassador for Health and Life Sciences, and Chair of NHS Global as well as United Kingdom Business Ambassador, an appointment re-confirmed in 2010 by Prime Minister David Cameron. Lord Darzi was appointed as a member of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council in June 2009.