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Professor Peter Mathieson

Peter Mathieson was educated in Cornwall and graduated in medicine with First Class Honours from the University of London in 1983.
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Peter MathiesonPeter was awarded a PhD by the University of Cambridge in 1992 and became Director of Studies for Clinical Medicine at Christ’s College, Cambridge following this.

In 1995 Peter moved to Bristol as the foundation Professor of Renal Medicine at the University of Bristol where he was later appointed Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry in 2008. In April 2014, Peter assumed office as the President and Vice-chancellor of the University of Hong Kong, a post he held until January 2018.

Peter is currently the Principal of the University of Edinburgh.

Peter's appointment will be for four years and will run from 4 November 2019 to 3 November 2023.