Professor Ian Greer is a clinician scientist and leader of international note who joined Manchester in the summer of 2015 from the University of Liverpool.
At Liverpool, he was Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Health & Life Sciences from 2010 and Provost responsible for research policy from 2013.
Professor Greer led a major period of change during his time at Liverpool, significantly increasing research income, instituting practices to develop progression for early career researchers, recruiting internationally renowned scientists and attracting new investment in partnership with the private sector, NHS and government.
Professor Greer is also Director of the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC) and Chair of the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA), a partnership of the eight northern England research-intensive universities with their major partner NHS hospital trusts, and the four Northern Academic Health Sciences Networks.
Previously, he was Dean and Professor of Obstetric Medicine at Hull York Medical School, Regius Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Deputy Dean of the Medical Faculty at the University of Glasgow, and Clinical Scientist at the Medical Research Council Reproductive Biology Unit, Edinburgh.
His clinical practice and research focuses on medical disorders in pregnancy, and women's vascular health, particularly in relation to haemostasis and thrombosis, and he has attracted over £10 million in funding during his career.