Karol Sikora is Medical Director of CancerPartnersUK which is creating the largest independent cancer network in the UK. He was Professor and Chair of the Department of Cancer Medicine at Imperial College and is still honorary Consultant Oncologist at Hammersmith Hospital, London. He chairs the scientific advisory board of SourceBioscience PLC, Britain's leading cancer diagnostic company. He is Dean of Britain's first independent Medical School at the University of Buckingham and is a Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.
He studied medical science and biochemistry at Cambridge, where he obtained a double first. He has published over 300 papers and written or edited 20 books including Treatment of Cancer - the standard British postgraduate textbook now going to its fifth edition and most recently The Economics of Cancer Care.