Marcel joined UCLH as chief executive in January 2017. Marcel has had a distinguished career as a clinician, academic, educator and clinical leader. Prior to joining UCLH he was chairman of the executive board of the Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, for six years and before that, he was chairman of its Department of Medicine and Division of Medical Specialisms for ten years. Marcel is a practising consultant physician at UCLH, specialising in haemostasis, thrombosis and vascular medicine. He was named the best specialist in internal medicine in the Netherlands for three consecutive years. Marcel obtained his PhD in 1991 and was appointed a Fellow by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Science. He continues to lead an active research programme and has had more than 500 research papers published in international journals. Marcel was named Dutchman of the Year 2016 by a leading magazine in the Netherlands in recognition of his professional success.

Declarations of interest:

  • Board Member, UCLPartners
  • Professor in Medicine, University College London
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis
  • Chief Medical advisor of the National Society of Patients with Hereditary Angioedema
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London
  • Member of the Clinical Guideline Committee of the International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis
  • Honorary Professor in Medicine of the University of Amsterdam
  • Member of the Royal Academy of Science, the Netherlands
  • Non-executive Member of the Board Netherlands Cancer Institute