Iain Foulkes

Board member

Iain Foulkes is Executive Director of Research and Innovation at Cancer Research UK and CEO of Cancer Research Horizons.

Iain was appointed to CRUK’s Executive Board in August 2009. He oversees CRUK's portfolio of research across discovery science, translational research, clinical and population research. This research portfolio includes the international Cancer Grand Challenge programme, a large clinical trial portfolio and oversight of CRUK’s institutes and centres.

As CEO of Cancer Research Horizons, he is also responsible for ensuring research outputs are developed and commercialised, often in partnership with biotech and pharmaceutical companies to ensure rapid and effective patient impact.

Iain is a member of several boards including The Francis Crick Institute, The Beatson Institute, American Friends of Cancer Research, and is a Non-Executive Director at the British Medical Journal.