Mr Richard Kerr
Chair, Commission on the Future of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons
Mr Richard Kerr is a world-renowned neurosurgeon. As the Royal College of Surgeons lead for the Future of Surgery, he chaired the independent commission on the Future of Surgery, which published its report in December 2019. Active in management, and trained as a civil and commercial mediator, he has been Lead Clinician of the Neurosurgical Department, Clinical Centre Chairman of the Radcliffe Infirmary and Chairman of the Relocation Steering Committee of Services to the John Radcliffe Hospital.
He has been a member of the Council of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) since 2003, serving as Treasurer and President. With interests in co-operation between the specialist surgical associations, audit and surgical outcome data, he was elected to the council of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2013 and was re-elected in 2019 having served as Trustee from 2015-2017.