Professor Sir John Savill BA, MBChB, PhD, FRCP, FRCPE, FASN, FMedSci, FRS, FRSE, a clinician scientist from Edinburgh, is chief executive and deputy chair of Medical Research Council and the Head of the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine and a Vice Principal of the University of Edinburgh.

As well being a cricket fan, Sir John also has a keen interest in hockey.