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.