Mr Richard Murley
MRC Council member
Richard Murley read Jurisprudence at Oxford University and qualified as a solicitor. He has worked for the major part of his career in the City of London providing corporate finance advice to public and private sector clients in the UK and overseas. He is currently a Vice Chairman of Rothschild, an independent financial advisory group. Before joining Rothschild, he was seconded from Goldman Sachs & Co as Director General of the Panel of Takeovers and Mergers, regulating public company takeovers in the London market. Richard also chairs United Trust Bank Limited, a privately-owned specialist lender based in London.
From 2010-17 Richard was Chairman of University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, one of the UK’s largest teaching hospitals. UCLH has a close partnership with University College London and, together with UCL, devotes significant resources to biomedical research.
Richard is a member of the Panel of Takeovers and Mergers. He is also a Trustee of the Royal Society of Medicine, of Macmillan Cancer Support and of Crisis, the national charity for homeless people.