John Nolan, MD
European Diabetes Forum, Dublin, Ireland

John Nolan is the Executive Director of the European Diabetes Forum (www.EUDF.org). He is adjunct Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Trinity College Dublin. A graduate of University College Dublin, he trained in general medicine and completed specialist training in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). His academic career has included positions at UCSD, the University of Copenhagen and Trinity College Dublin. From 2011-2016 Professor Nolan was CEO and Head of the Steno Diabetes Center in Copenhagen. During his tenure, he led Steno through a strategic and organisational transformation that enabled it to improve its clinical quality and outcomes, grow its pool of researchers, boost its research income and performance, expand its international partnerships, and increase its income from philanthropy and other non-governmental sources. He was appointed to position of Chief Scientific Officer at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in April 2017 before taking up his current role leading to the foundation of the European Diabetes Forum. In 2011 John Nolan was made an honorary Fellow of Trinity College Dublin.