BLMK ICS appoints Independent Chair

Friday, 19th June, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Dr Rima Makarem has been appointed to the position of Independent Chair of BLMK ICS.

BLMK’s partners are looking forward to working with Rima, who brings with her a wealth of experience, enthusiasm and energy.

Dr Makarem initially trained as a scientist before going on to hold senior roles within the global pharmaceutical sector. She has  built up a broad non-executive track record over recent years, including significant work locally, regionally and nationally in the health and care sector.

Appointments have included Non-Executive Director and the Audit Chair at University College London Hospitals (UCLH). She has chaired the National Travel Health Network and Centre and is an Independent Member of the Council of St George’s, University of London.

Rima was appointed to the House of Commons Commission in 2018, working closely with the Speaker and the Leader of the House, and she is also Interim Vice Chair, Senior Independent Director & Audit Chair of NICE and Lay Council member for the General Pharmaceutical Council.