PROFESSOR HARRY HEMINGWAY FFPH FRCP, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Director of the Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research, London, and Director of the Institute of Health Informatics, University College London. Professor Hemingway is a clinical academic, having trained in medicine and public health in Cambridge, London and San Diego. He Directs the London Node of the Farr Institute, the national Research Institute innovating improvements in health and healthcare using rapidly emerging data opportunities. Here the UK is strongly placed because of its ability to link rich, lifelong patient records in primary care and hospital care to better understand health and disease from cradle to grave. Harry leads the UK Biobank Cardiac Outcomes working group, was a Member of the NICE Guidelines committee on chest pain whose recommendations transformed the investigation of suspected stable angina And has contributed to the governance and sharing of national registries for research which has directly informed clinical policy.