Dr Graham Spittle
MRC Council member
Dr Spittle was appointed Chair of Health Data Research UK in 2017 having taken on the role of interim Chair in July 2016. He was, until recently, IBM's Chief Technology Officer, Europe and Vice President, Software Group. Previously he held several senior executive positions within IBM: Vice President, Software UKI (UK & Ireland); Vice President, Worldwide Integration Development; Director of the IBM Hursley Laboratory in the United Kingdom, and Director of MQ Development. In June 2008 Dr Spittle was awarded as a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for his services to industry.