Mr Derek Stewart, OBE - Nottingham BRC

Born “too many years ago” in Ayr, Scotland, Derek was treated successfully for throat cancer in 1995. A former teacher, Derek became involved in numerous aspects of patient involvement and advocacy at a local, regional and national level being the founder Chair of the Consumer Liaison Group for the National Cancer Research Institute.

Derek is the Associate Director for Patient & Public Involvement and Engagement at the National Institute for Health Research – Clinical Research Network (NIHR CRN) for England.
Derek is a Member of Cancer Research UK and is a director at Derek C Stewart Associates Ltd.