Our employees

ICNARC employs approximately 65 people whose scientific, technical, and operational skills and experience allow the organisation to continue to maintain the highest standards of clinical audit and research work.

Our employees are led by our Senior Leadership Team (SLT) who are responsible for ensuring that ICNARC meets its key objectives and for the effective communication and sharing of expertise and knowledge across the organisation. Our SLT works closely with the Board of Management.

Our founder stepped down as Director in 2023 and continues to support ICNARC as a Scientific Advisor.

Our Senior Leadership Team

Professor David Harrison
Professor David Harrison
Co-Director

David is Co-Director of ICNARC and an Honorary Professor of Medical Statistics at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He has worked for ICNARC for over 20 years, leading the prognostic modelling that underpins ICNARC’s clinical audits and overseeing statistical aspects of ICNARC’s research.

Paul Mouncey
Paul Mouncey
Co-Director

Paul is an epidemiologist with over 20 years’ experience of conducting multicentre randomised clinical trials, initially in Cancer, but now focussed in adult and paediatric critical care. As Director of the Clinical Trials Unit, he has oversight of the research team at ICNARC. He is currently the Joint-Chief Investigator for the UK-ROX trial (NIHR130508), which is a highly ambitious clinical trial, using extensive data collected routinely by the Case Mix Programme database.

Peter Hyde
Peter Hyde
Chief Operating Officer

Peter is a chartered accountant who leads the operations team at ICNARC. He has specialised in the not-for-profit sector for over 20 years, working for a variety of charities, including NGOs and membership organisations both in the UK and overseas.

Lindsay Hannigan
Lindsay Hannigan
Chief Information Officer

Lindsay is a seasoned IT professional who leads the Information Systems team at ICNARC. Lindsay has specialised in major IT and business change for over 25 years across many industries both in the UK and overseas.

Our Founder

Professor Kathy Rowan
Professor Kathy Rowan
Founder and Scientific Advisor

Kathy is Scientific Adviser to the Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC), Honorary Professor at both the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Monash University, Australia, and Programme Director of the Health and Social Care Delivery Research funding programme for the UK National Institute for Health and Care Research. Kathy established ICNARC as an independent, not-for-profit, scientific organisation to facilitate improvements in critical care – for patients and for those who care for them. As Director, over thirty years, Kathy led the design, delivery and dissemination of a broad programme of clinical audit and clinical/health services research, nationally and internationally. Kathy was awarded the Humphry Davy Medal by the UK Royal College of Anaesthetists (2004), a Harkness Fellowship (2004/5), the President’s Prize with honorary life membership of the UK Intensive Care Society (2019) and became an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Queen’s Birthday Honours’ List, 2021) for services to research and intensive care.