David Richmond

Non-Executive Director

Immediate Past President, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Between 1991 and 2017 David was a Consultant Gynaecologist at Liverpool Women’s Hospital and Honorary Lecturer at Liverpool University. He was the Medical Director of the Trust from 1993 to 2010 and until 2011 the Hospital was the largest maternity hospital in Europe. David was involved with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) for 20 years culminating in becoming the Vice President (Clinical Quality) and then President of the College. He was a member of the Better Births report team in 2016 and then the Maternity Transformation Board in 2017.

Through his Royal College positions, he has held several national and international roles. He retired from Liverpool Women’s in July 2017 and has recently relocated to Somerset. He is currently Chair of the Clinical Advisory Panel of the Cheshire and Merseyside Women and Children’s Partnership. David provides external clinical advice through both the RCOG and through PricewaterhouseCoopers and has recently been appointed as the South West Ambassador for Getting It Right First Time.