Nick Ross
Name: Nick Ross
Charities: Brake; Raynaud's And Scleroderma Association; Suzy Lamplugh Trust

Biography
Nick Ross is one of the UKé─˘s best-known broadcasters, presenting a range of factual programmes, chiefly for the BBC, including Crimewatch UK on BBC-1 and The Commission on Radio 4. His credits include several eponymous programmes including the BBC-2 talk series Nick Ross (1999, nominated for a Royal Television Society gold award), Westminster with Nick Ross (television coverage of parliament and Whitehall, 1994-1997, for which he was a member of the Downing Street lobby), and in 1997 he was named é─˙Broadcaster of the Yearé─¨ for his Radio 4 programme Call Nick Ross (1986-1997).

In 1999 he was awarded a best documentary prize for a controversial and autobiographical history of the troubles in Northern Ireland, We Shall Overcome, for BBC TV. He has also been nominated by the BBC for the Royal Television Society award for the best individual TV performance.

He has served on several UK government committees including the Committee on the Ethics of Gene Therapy, the Gene Therapy Advisory Committee, the National Health Service Review Team, the steering group for the Health of the Nation, the National Board For Crime Prevention, the Board of the Crime Prevention Agency, and the Property Crime Reduction Action Team. He has been a member of the Committee on the Public Understanding of Science and chairman of the Rh?ąne-Poulenc Science Book Prize. He is a director of HQS (the Health Quality Service), and advises several other public organisations.