We are delighted that Professor Shitij Kapur has now joined King’s as our new President & Principal.

Professor Kapur joins us from the University of Melbourne, where he was Dean and Assistant Vice Chancellor (Health) for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences and Interim Deputy Vice Chancellor (International). Professor Kapur previously served at King’s between 2007 and 2016 as Vice-Dean (Research) for the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) and subsequently as Dean and Head of School for the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) and Assistant Principal (Academic Performance).

In this short video, Professor Kapur pays special thanks to the alumni community for its support, shares why he is excited to be back at King’s, and how together with our global community we can help tackle the challenges the world faces over the coming months and years.

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