John was appointed Director of Strategy and Integration at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in August 2016 and, in April 2017, Deputy Chief Executive.
He has spent most of his career to date in senior roles at the Department of Health and NHS England. He is an experienced director who has shaped strategy at national level, and was responsible for leading NHS England’s policy on a range of issues, including the Academic Health Science Networks and the review to decide the national provision of Congenital Heart Services.
In previous roles John was responsible for NHS quality regulation, Foundation Trust policy, major capital investment programmes, and project management of the comprehensive spending review to secure NHS funds from the Treasury. From 1995 to 1996, John was Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Health. He studied at the universities of York and California and holds an MBA from Manchester Business School.
John has been appointed to lead on developing and integrating services which deliver new models of care in the Bradford district and across the wider West Yorkshire region, ensuring the Foundation Trust continues to provide high quality care which meets the needs of the local population.