David Nutt is a psychiatrist and the Edmond J. Safra Professor of Neuropsychopharmacology in the Division of Brain Science, Imperial College London.
He was previously President of the, European Brain Council, British Association of Psychopharmacology, British Neuroscience Association and European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
He is currently Founding Chair of DrugScience.org.uk and holds visiting Professorships at the Open University and University of Maastricht. In 2013 he won the John Maddox Prize from Nature/Sense about Science for standing up for science and in 2017 a Doctor of Laws hon causa from the University of Bath.
Professor Nutt currently sits as the Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for COMPASS Pathways and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for AWAKN Life Sciences. He is also a member of the Medical Advisory Board of Opiant and sits on the board of Lundbeck Institute Campus.