Bynum Tudor Fellow,
Dr Bryn Roberts is Global Head of Informatics, Pharma Research and Early Development for F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, based in Basel, Switzerland. He delivered the 2012 Bynum Tudor lecture entitled ‘The Data Tsunami’. His responsibilities include the development of new scientific methods & algorithms; software development and support; external scientific content provision; data, information & document management; and specialized infrastructure support (e.g. lab instruments and High Performance Computing); GxP systems through to Phase 2 Clinical Development. The overall goal of his work and that of his colleagues is to enable high quality scientific decision making in the discovery and development of innovative medicines. Dr Roberts helped to establish the Systems Approaches to Biomedical Science Industrial Doctorate Centre (SABS-IDC) at the University of Oxford and currently chairs the Scientific Management Committee and sponsors several joint research projects. He is also involved in Oxford University’s Evidence Based Health Care programme.