Chris Whitty is the Former United Kingdom government chief scientific adviser and England’s chief medical officer. Recently, the video footage of Chris Whitty being accosted by two men in a park. The video shows two men jeering and laughing as they grab and hold Prof Whitty, who struggles to free himself. According to the police officer said it happened in St James’s Park in London on Sunday and all those involved had been spoken to. However, this is not the first time Whitty has been harassed by a public member, earlier this month, he was accused by a man in Oxford of lying to the public about coronavirus and in Feb a man accosted Whitty outside Westminster. After the footage been leaked on social media the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson tweeted “I’m shocked at seeing the despicable harassment of Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty. I condemn the behavior of these thugs. Our hard-working public servants should not have to face this kind of intimidation on our streets and we will not tolerate it.” Labour MP Jess Philips tweeted: “Even if you perceive it as non-violent it is clear that he felt awful and uncomfortable and resisted. Public figures are not dolls, they are human beings, it is stunning how easily this is forgotten.” Keir Starmer the Leader of the Labour Party tweeted “This is disgusting behavior. Chris Whitty is a dedicated public servant who has worked tirelessly to help get us through this crisis. The police are right to investigate this harassment.”
What is Chris Whitty Net Worth?
Chris Whitty Net Worth
$9 Million USD
Chris Whitty aka Christopher John MacRae Whitty was born on 21 April 1966 in Gloucester, he is 55 years old. He is a Chief Medical Officer for England (CMO), Chief Medical Adviser to the UK Government, Chief Scientific Adviser to the Department of Health and Social Care, Gresham Professor of Physic, and Head of the National Institute for Health Research. From 2017 to 2018, he served as the Acting Government Chief Scientific Adviser. He played a key role in the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom, alongside Government Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance since 2020. He also worked as a professor of Public and International Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine where he was also Director of the Malaria Centre. In the UK, Asia, and Africa he worked as a researcher and physician into infectious diseases. He earned a master of law from Northumbria University, MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, MSC from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine U of London In 1996, and Dsc in Medical Science from the University of Oxford in 2011. He also served as a consultant physician at many firms. At the Department of Health and Social Care, he served as a Chief Scientific Adviser.
The estimated Net Worth of Chris Whitty is around $9 Million USD.
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