Professor Stephen Brett


“At start of project, there were many leaps of faith – it is great now seeing the project hang together, and many of these being turned into real outputs. This is truly a phenomenal project.”

– 6th Advisory Board Meeting, March 2017

Professor Stephen Brett is Head of Research for the Directorate of Anaesthetics and Critical Care within the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He leads the Centre for Perioperative Medicine and Critical Care Research, and is an Honorary Reader in Critical Care at Imperial College.

Prof. Brett’s research interests are in understanding and optimising long term outcomes after critical illness. He is chief investigator for a number of clinical studies, both locally and nationally, and recently lead the NICE guideline development group, which published the guideline “Rehabilitation after Critical Illness”.

Prof. Brett serves as council member for the Intensive Care Society, and is on the Board of Management for the Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre. He is also an Editor of the journal Critical Care.

In addition, Prof. Brett serves on a number of Department of Health advisory groups, and provides consultancy to industry in the fields of clinical trial design and supervision, and marketing. He is also President of the Intensive Care Society.

Find out more about Dr Brett here.