Dr Nick Gent
Consultant in Health Protection, Emergency Response Department, Public Health England
Doctor Nick Gent is a member of a team of senior medical consultants who assess the national and global status of public health threats. He provides detailed risk assessments, and gives advice to PHE and other partner agencies on these risks including the development of response plans. Dr Gent provides public health medical leadership and advice in the fields of chemical, biological and radiological threats and supports and manages training exercises for the Department of Health, NHS England, the EU, WHO and the Cabinet Office on national level emergencies. Earlier this year Dr Gent was named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in recognition of his services to health protection.