In 1993 Anderson moved to the University of Oxford where he was head of the Zoology department and held the Linacre Chair of Zoology until 2000. During this time he served as Director, Wellcome Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease.
Anderson is the author of over 450 scientific articles and has sat on numerous government and international agency committees advising on public health and disease control including the World Health Organisation and UNAIDS. From 1991–2000, he was a Governor of the Wellcome Trust.
Foot and mouth
Anderson was one of the most prominent scientists who advised the UK Government on the handling of the Foot and Mouth control policy in 2001.
Chief Scientific Advisor
He was Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Ministry of Defence from October 2004 to September 2007. After that, he returned to his Chair in Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at Imperial College London.
Rector of Imperial College
Anderson succeeded Richard Sykes as the 14th Rector of Imperial College on 1 July 2008. In this role he expressed a desire to raise tuition fees and privatise top UK universities within 10–20 years. He tendered his resignation in November 2009 stating "I have decided to step down as rector as I want to return to my primary concern, which is my deep and abiding research interest into global health."
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