Professor Dame Janet Finch

Chair of Council

Picture of Current Chair Dame Janet FinchProfessor Dame Janet Finch was appointed as the NMC’s Chair in January 2015.


Dame Janet brings substantial experience to the NMC which she gained as Vice Chancellor of Keele University from 1995-2010 and subsequently, in a number of non-executive director roles. She is currently a member of the Medical Research Council and Science and Technology Honours Committee, amongst other roles.

She also led the group on Expanding Access to Published Research Findings, which culminated in the Finch Report in 2012.

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Term ends: 30 April 2018