Professor Bill Spence

Chair of the Board


Bill is Vice Principal for Research at Queen Mary University of London, responsible for oversight of all research activities, seeking to ensure the best environment for fostering outstanding research, recruiting and supporting the best researchers and maintaining strategic direction and vision in ever-changing external conditions.

Bill is also the Interim Director of the Life Sciences Initiative and a member of the Life Sciences Steering Group. He works with other senior staff to help coordinate QMUL's overall development of this major cross-disciplinary and potentially multi-partner initiative to establish a life sciences cluster in London.

More information about the initiative can be found at: