Professor Robert Leonard is a Professor of Medical Oncology based at Imperial College, London.
Prof Leonard originally trained and qualified at Charing Cross Hospital, where he was awarded the Clinical Gold Medal and six of the final year prizes. He Undertook Post-graduate research Fellowships at Oxford’s Radcliffe Infirmary and Harvard Medical School and later went to to become Professor of Medical Oncology at Swansea Medical School and Director of the South West Wales Cancer Institute. His current roles include Professor of Cancer Studies and Chief of Service for Medical Oncology at Imperial College, London.
Robert is a medical oncologist with a major interest in the management of breast cancer. He is a co-founder and Medical Director for Maggies’ Cancer Caring Centres UK, and has chaired the professional advisory board. Since 2009 he has been Chair of the Scientific Board for Breast Cancer Care UK. He set up and Chairs the International Anglo Celtic Collaborative Oncology Trials Group. He is author/co-author of more than 350 peer reviewed original papers and reviews. He has been a senior advisor to Cancer Research UK and is lead investigator several previous and current UK clinical Trials. He also regularly acts as expert oncology witness for legal cases.
Professor Leonard is multi-lingual speaking English, French and Spanish.