Sir Peter Rubin - Committee on Standards lay member

Sir Peter Rubin is a doctor and was Chair of the General Medical Council from 2009 to 2014, during which time the GMC introduced revalidation, the process by which all doctors show that they are up to date and fit to practise.

He has chaired, or been a member of, several high-profile organisations, made numerous appearances before Parliamentary committees (Health; Banking; Standards; Europe) and engaged with Ministers in all parts of the UK. He was Professor of Therapeutics at the University of Nottingham and Dean of the Nottingham Medical School.

He has had a major involvement in medical education and chaired the GMC Education Committee and the Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board, overseeing major reviews and modernisation of undergraduate and postgraduate education and training.

Apart from the Committee, Peter has two current roles: Chair of the University of Nottingham Strategy Delivery Board; and Chair of the Board for Academic Medicine in Scotland.