Nairn Wilson

CBE DSc (h.c.) D Dent (h.c.) PhD FDS FFD FFGDP FFGDP FCDSHK FACD FADM FHEA FKC

Director

Nairn is a past president of the British Dental Association and emeritus professor of Dentistry at King’s College London, where he was professor of restorative dentistry and dean and head of the college’s Dental Institute (2001-12) and deputy vice principal (Health) (2009-12). Nairn’s other positions in dentistry have included editor of the Journal of Dentistry (1986-2000), dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (1995-98), president of the General Dental Council (1999-2003) and co-chair of the Forum of European Heads and Deans of Dental Schools (2007-12). His interests and special expertise include healthcare regulation, international trends in dental education and future developments in the clinical practice of dentistry. He continues to author and edit many different contributions to the dental literature, while serving as patron or trustee of various dental charities. He was appointed CBE in 2004 for services to dentistry and healthcare regulation. (Appointed to the Board in 2016)