medical director, Medical Protection Society
Dr Robert Hendry was born and brought up in Glasgow and studied medicine at Dundee University. After graduating in 1981 he undertook a number of hospital appointments before becoming a partner in an urban teaching practice in Dundee in 1986. He developed an interest in medical law and completed an MPhil in Law and Ethics in Medicine in 1992, followed by an MBA 2001. He is a Foundation Fellow of the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine and continues to have an interest in teaching, having honorary positions at a number of universities. He joined Medical Protection Society in 2009 and became Medical Director in 2013, with responsibility for medicolegal services delivered to nearly 300,000 members worldwide.