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Jonathan Montgomery

Sir Jonathan Montgomery is Professor of Health Care Law at University College London, Visiting Professor in Bioethics Governance at the University of Oxford, co-chair of the Moral and Ethical Advisory Group within the Department of Health and Social Care, Chair of Oxford University Hospitals NHSFT, and Chair of the Portsmouth Council for Social Responsibility.

He has played a leading role in public bioethics in the UK for many years, having previously chaired the Human Genetics Commission, the Nuffield Council on Bioethics and the Health Research Authority. He was awarded a knighthood for services to Bioethics and Health Care Law in the 2019 New Honours and elected to Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2021.

He chaired the GMC’s task and finish group on its 2017 confidentiality guidance, the Ethics Advisory Board to NHSx on the original contact tracing app in 2020 and co-chaired the Hymenoplasty Review in 2021.

Professor Jonathan Montgomery