Chief Executive

Dame June Raine DBE


Dr June Raine DBE is CEO of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. She trained in medicine in Oxford after completing a master’s degree by research in Pharmacology.  Her interest in drug safety led to a career in medicines regulation which has spanned a number of roles in assessment, management and strategic development within the UK national authority. She was elected in 2012 as the first chair of the European Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee and is also co-Chair of the WHO Advisory Committee on Safety of Medicinal Products. Her special interests are in monitoring the outcomes of regulatory action, risk communication and patient involvement in the regulatory process.

Chief Executive

The chief executive chairs the Executive Committee, which is the highest decision-making body in the agency.

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

Previous roles in government

  • Director of Vigilance and Risk Management of Medicines