Dr Ken Sutherland

Dr Ken Sutherland, President, Canon Medical Research Europe is responsible for all aspects of the strategic development and operational control within Canon Medical Research Europe Ltd and is also a key member of Canon Medical Systems Global R&D leadership team. He serves as a member of the Scottish Government Inward Investment Forum, a lay member of the court of the University of Glasgow and as an advisory board member of the Scottish Lifesciences Association.  He was recently appointed as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.


Ken studied Electronics and Computer Science at Edinburgh University and gained a PhD in image analysis and has four years postdoctoral research experience in medical image analysis. He returned to Edinburgh in August 2007 to join Canon Medical as R&D General Manager following his previous post of Operations Director for a European multinational where he was responsible for their imaging R&D facility in Cambridge, England.