WTD STEERING COMMITTEE
Beverley Hunt, M.D., OBE
Chair, World Thrombosis Day Steering Committee
Professor of Thrombosis and Haemostasis
Guy & St. Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
Beverley Hunt is a Professor of Thrombosis and Haemostasis at King's College London and is a Consultant at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals, working in a Thrombosis service she set up and also Clinical Lead in the Haematology laboratories pathology. She is a national and international expert in thrombosis and acquired bleeding disorders. She has extensive clinical experience in thrombotic and acquired bleeding disorders and runs an active research group with over 340 peer-reviewed publications to her name.
Professor Hunt sat on the English National Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prevention Clinical Advisory Group & all the previous NICE Guidelines Development groups for the management and prevention of VTE and the NICE VTE standards development committees.
In 2009, Professor Hunt won the NHS London innovation award for laboratory assays. She is the co-founder and Medical Director of Thrombosis UK, which was named "Health Charity of the Year 2010" and "Patient Group of 2010" for campaigning for mandated prevention of hospital-acquired blood clots in England and is now a medium sized charity, pushing on with increasing awareness, improving care and research in VTE.