Dr Iain Frame appointed NCRI CEO

Dr Iain FrameWe are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Iain Frame as the new CEO of the NCRI.

Dr Frame will take over from Dr Karen Kennedy, who is leaving the role after more than four years at the helm.

Dr Frame is currently Director of Research at Prostate Cancer UK, an NCRI Partner organisation, and is an NCRI trustee.  He leads the charity’s bold and ambitious research strategy underpinning Ten Years to Tame Prostate Cancer. Iain was previously Research Director at Diabetes UK, where he advanced the quality of studies funded as well as working with the fundraising teams to help almost double the organisation’s research spend. Iain has also worked at the Wellcome Trust and before that as a researcher investigating molecular biology in parasites.

Dr Karen Kennedy is moving to a new role as Director of a new Strategic Partnerships Office at the University of Cambridge.

» Read our press release announcing our new Chief Executive (PDF)