David’s role is leadership on Human Resources (HR), OD, learning and education for the Trust’s staff across its seven hospitals. He previously spent 7 years as Chief People Officer at the Royal Free London and 4 years as HR Director at Kingston Hospital. He has worked at national level too leading for NHS Employers on medical workforce issues. He now chairs the employer’s team negotiating on the consultant contract.
He is a board member of the Healthcare People Management Association’s (HPMA) London & SE Academy, seeking to support professional development in HR and OD. He is current Honorary President of the National Association of Medical Personnel Specialists (NAMPS).
Before joining the NHS in 2004 David worked for the British Medical Association on policy matters and representation of doctors’ interests. He is a law and politics graduate.