Dr. Charles Gutteridge received his degree in medicine from Cambridge University in 1976. He has worked for most of his career as a haematologist in East London and has also held exciting leadership roles in the UK National Health Service. He was national clinical director for informatics from 2010 through 2013. Dr. Gutteridge is currently the chief clinical information officer at Barts Health NHS Trust in London, a role he loves because clinical informatics is now at the forefront of every branch of medicine.
Dr Gutteridge joined SNOMED International as the clinical lead for EMEA in 2017 and has worked to raise the profile of SNOMED CT among the clinical communities across Europe, Middle East and Africa. He has a passionate interest in encouraging the development of SNOMED CT for the benefit of clinicians and to support the improvement of patient care.