Clinical Director, NIHR Trauma Management, MedTech Cooperative

Professor Tom Clutton-Brock is professor of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at the University of Birmingham (UK) where he has been a clinical academic since 1986. He has maintained a career-long research interest in medical technology with particular interests in patient safety, monitoring systems and device usability testing. He was a (part-time) Senior Medical Officer (Devices Clinical) at the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for many years. He is Associate Medical Director at UHB and Chair of NICE Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee. Since 2013 he has been the Clinical Director of the NIHR Trauma Management Health Technology Co-operative (known as the NIHR Trauma Management MedTech Co-operative as of January 2018) and from October 2014 the Interim and then Deputy Director of the Institute of Translational Medicine in Birmingham. In 2016 he became Director of the ERDF Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC) and was named as one of the “100 most influential drivers of the health technology revolution, globally.” In 2020 he led the external testing programme for the COVID-19 Ventilator Challenge in the UK.


15 October 2020