About Professor Melvin Samsom
Melvin joined the Board in 2019 and is a member of the Risk and Sustainability Committees.
Melvin brings substantial clinical and management experience from his career in gastroenterology as both a consultant and researcher and more recently as a hospital chief executive. He is the Director of Health, Wellbeing and Biotech and a member of the executive board of Neom, a proposed new, futuristic city in the north-west of Saudi Arabia.
Melvin began his clinical career at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands and also worked at leading academic medical centres including the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Australia and the Mayo Clinic in the US. Melvin was formerly Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Stockholm Care AB, a Supervisory Board member for TIAS School for Business and Society, Chief Medical Officer and latterly Chief Executive of Radboud University Medical Center in The Netherlands and Chief Executive of Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden.
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