Chairman, European Platform for Patients' Organizations, Science and Industry (EPPOSI)
Alastair Kent is the Chair of the European Platform for Patient Organisations, Science and Industry (EPPOSI). This is a multi-stakeholder platform for the exploration of aspects of common concern in European science and health policy. He is the President of the European Genetic Alliances Network (EGAN), which brings together national alliances of patient organisations supporting those affected by serious and life limiting genetic disorders, and the Director of Genetic Alliance UK the British patient alliance. He has been a patient advocate for over 20 years, and was recently awarded an OBE for services to healthcare in the UK.