Professor Albert Ferro appointed as Chair of Cardiovascular Research Trust

The Cardiovascular Research Trust the Healthy Heart Charity is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Albert Ferro as its new Chair with effect from 1st January 2023.  Professor Ferro is currently Professor of Cardiovascular Clinical Pharmacology at Kings College London and is an Honorary Consultant Physician at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals.

Honorary Secretary, John Jackson said “The Cardiovascular Research Trust is extremely fortunate to have secured the leadership and experience that Albert Ferro brings to the Trust.  His deep understanding of the cardiovascular field makes him an ideal person to take forward the vision established for the charity by our late founder, Professor Donald Singer, who died so tragically in the summer of 2022.”

Incoming Chair, Albert Ferro said “I feel very honoured that the Cardiovascular Research Trust have appointed me as their Chair. Prevention of cardiovascular disease is central to the Trust’s mission, and this has also very much been my lifelong passion and the driving force behind my clinical and academic work over the last 30 years. I look forward to leading the Trust and promoting our work and our messages to wider audiences.”

The Cardiovascular Research Trust is concerned with promoting the benefits of healthy living, especially to young people.  It is responsible for running World Healthy Life Week and the Art for the Heart awards each year as well as running webinars and conferences informing people about cardiovascular matters and how they can best adopt individual healthy lifestyles.

Further information available from: John Jackson – Honorary Secretary and Trustee

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