Mr Marc Donovan
Chief Pharmacist, Boots
Marc has a career in healthcare spanning 20 years. Originally training as a pharmacist at Cardiff University, he has progressed through a number of senior clinical, HR and managerial positions within Boots UK to currently lead the professional standards team of Boots UK as Chief Pharmacist, responsible for 20,000 healthcare colleagues including 6500 pharmacists and 2000 Pharmacy Technicians. Amongst other current positions, he presently holds fellowships at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the Chartered Institute of Professional Development. He is a member of the People Advisory Board of NHS England, Chair of the Community Pharmacy Workforce Development Group as well as a Committee Member of the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee and Director of the Company Chemists’ Association. He is a past Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Welsh Board of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.