Cato Professor, Head of Department of Psychiatry Farewell

The Department farewells Professor Ian Everall who has held the Cato Chair in Psychiatry and Head of the Department of Psychiatry since November 2009.


Ian will be taking on the prestigious position of Executive Dean of the Institute for Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London from the 1 September 2017.  It is noteworthy that our Dean, Professor Shitij Kapur was Ian’s predecessor in this role.  Ian has provided outstanding leadership in the Department of Psychiatry, the School and University generally.  His contributions of learning and teaching, research and engagement have been outstanding and he will be sorely missed.  Professor Malcolm Hopwood has kindly agreed to act as the Interim Head of the Department of Psychiatry.