Tony Holland, Board Member

Tony Holland is the President of President of the International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation (IPWSO). Tony is trained in Medicine at University College and University College Hospital, London, qualifying in 1973.  After some years in General Medicine he trained in Psychiatry at the Maudsley Hospital and Institute of Psychiatry in London.  In  2002 he was awarded the Health Foundation Chair in Learning (Intellectual) Disability establishing the Cambridge Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Group (


  • With colleagues he has published extensively in academic and practice-based journals.
  • He works closely with charitable organisations and he is psychiatric advisor to the UK DS Association and since 2016 has been President of the International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation (IPWSO).
  • In 2010 he was elected a Fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences.
  • In 2015 he was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to psychiatry.
  • Since October 2015 he has held an Emeritus position at the University of Cambridge.
Terms on our Board
  • 1st term (2022-2024)