ABPI welcomes Dr Samantha Roberts as NICE Chief Executive

NICE has today announced Dr Samantha Roberts as its new Chief Executive.

Responding to the news, ABPI Chief Executive Dr Richard Torbett said: 

“Huge congratulations to Sam Roberts in her appointment as Chief Executive of NICE.  Sam’s breadth of experience will be invaluable as she leads NICE to improve patient outcomes and build a thriving life sciences sector in the UK. “NICE is a critical partner for the ABPI and our members and we look forward to working closely with Sam to deliver our shared ambition for patients.” Dr Richard Torbett, ABPI Chief Executive
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Last modified: 20 September 2023

Last reviewed: 20 September 2023

The ABPI exists to make the UK the best place in the world to research, develop and use new medicines. We represent companies of all sizes who invest in discovering the medicines of the future. 

Our members supply cutting edge treatments that improve and save the lives of millions of people. We work in partnership with Government and the NHS so patients can get new treatments faster and the NHS can plan how much it spends on medicines. Every day, we partner with organisations in the life sciences community and beyond to transform lives across the UK.