Dr Anton Pozniak studied medicine at the University of Bristol UK and qualified in 1979. He started caring for patients with HIV in 1983 at the Middlesex Hospital, London UK. He worked as a Consultant Physician in Zimbabwe where he researched for his doctorate in TB/HIV and moved back to the UK in 1991. He ran the HIV research unit at King’s College, London before moving to his current position as Consultant Physician/Senior Lecturer at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in 1998. He became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1996. He is Director of HIV Services and Lead TB Physician.
He has been made a Life member of the British HIV Association and has helped write the British HIV Association (BHIVA) anti-viral HIV guidelines and chairs the TB/HIV guidelines committee. He was an advisor on HIV and AIDS to the UK Government Health Select Committee and is on the Expert advisory group on AIDS for the UK Department of Health. He is a DSMB member for the MRC PENTA and ARROW and DSMB chair for the ACT consortium and MRC Koncert and BREATHER trials. He is an executive member the European AIDS Clinical Society and is Treasurer of the IAS. He is President of the European AIDS Trial Network Foundation NEAT-ID. He was a member of the WHO HIV guidelines committee for 2013. He is on the Scientific Advisory Board and executive committee of the Charity the St Stephens AIDS Trust. He has published widely on clinical aspects of HIV treatment and care.