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Professor Waljit Dhillo

Professor Waljit Dhillo is Dean of the NIHR Academy and serves on the NIHR Board as Scientific Director for Research Capacity and Capabilities. He provides oversight on the development and delivery of NIHR research training programmes to ensure they meet the needs of the current research landscape, as well as identifying future gaps and formulating solutions.

Professor Dhillo is a Professor in Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Consultant Endocrinologist. He is Head of the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism at Imperial College London. Professor Dhillo was awarded a prestigious NIHR Research Professorship in 2015 and on 1 April 2021 became a NIHR Senior Investigator.

Professor Dhillo has held a number of roles within the NIHR Academy since 2010 and played a critical role in the NIHR Strategic Review of Training in 2017. He has been a member of the National Clinical Research Network (CRN) Metabolic and Endocrine Committee since September 2011.