Speaker profile

Thomas Metcalfe

Data Policy Leader, Personalised Healthcare Centre of Excellence

Tom Metcalfe is a Data Policy Leader within the Roche Pharma Global Product Strategy Personalised Healthcare (PHC) Centre of Excellence. Between March 2015 and March 2018 he was a Strategic Innovation Leader with a focus on Digital Health, Innovative Development Pathways and the use of comprehensive genomics profiling technology in the development of cancer medicines. He joined Roche from Oncotest GmbH, a preclinical CRO focused on oncology models, where he was Managing Director.

Before this Tom spent 7 years working for Roche Pharma as Global Head of the Biomarker Program (2004-7) and Head of the PHC Portfolio (2007-10). He also spent 10 years working for Roche Diagnostics in a variety of marketing and business development roles.

Between 2009 and 2011 Tom was chair of the EBE Task Force on Personalised Medicines and currently serves as the Roche Pharma delegate to the EFPIA Innovation Committee and the EFPIA Digital Health Task Force.

Tom studied Biochemistry at King’s College, London University and has an MBA from the Open University, UK.


Agenda sessions

Day 2

November 14, 2019

  • The Information Lab

    • The Information Lab
      This stream covers the opportunities arising from digitalisation and the power of data and informatics in the Lab of the Future
    • 2:20 pm
      Gathering, analysing and utilising real world data in research and product development