Professor Dipak Kalra is President of The European Institute for Health Records. He plays a leading international role in R&D on EHR architectures and systems, semantic interoperability and privacy protection. He leads the development of key ISO standards on EHR interoperability. Dipak leads the Managing Entity for the €16m IMI project EHR4CR on the re-use of EHRs for clinical research, alongside ten global pharmaceutical companies. EuroRec is also a partner in another IMI project, EMIF, developing a European clinical research platform federating population health and cohort studies. Dipak also leads an EU Network of Excellence on semantic interoperability.