30 January - 3 February 2025 | Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur

Carol Black

Carol Black is currently Chair of the British Library, the Centre for Ageing Better, and ‘Think Ahead', the Government’s fast-stream training programme for Mental Health Social Workers. She is a member of RAND Europe’s Council of Advisers and a Board member of the Institute for Employment Studies and UKActive. She has completed four independent reviews for the UK Government- of the health of the working-age population in 2008 as National Director for Health and Work; of sickness absence in Britain in 2011 as Co-Chair; of employment outcomes of addiction to drugs or alcohol, or obesity, in 2016; and on illicit drugs, demand, supply and treatment. Black is a past-President of the Royal College of Physicians, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, and the British Lung Foundation, and past-Chair of the Nuffield Trust for health policy. The Centre she established at the Royal Free Hospital in London is internationally renowned for research and treatment of connective tissue diseases such as scleroderma. She has also been a Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery.

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