University College London, London (United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)
Bryan Williams is Chair of Medicine at University College London (UCL) and Director of the National Institutes for Health Research (NIHR) UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre, one of the largest Biomedical Research Centres in Europe. He is also Director of Research for UCL Hospitals where he is a Senior Physician, Senior Director and Board Member. Professor Williams research and clinical practice in the field of high blood pressure has led him to be recognised as one of the world's leading authorities. He is past-Chairman of the ESC Council on Hypertension and ESC Chairman of the ESC/ESH Hypertension guideline task force (2018) and was Chairman of the NICE Hypertension Guidelines Development Group (published in 2011). He was President of the British Hypertension Society (2001–2003) and is President-Elect of the International Society of Hypertension and assumes office in October 2022.