Professor Sir Bruce Keogh
Appointed: January 2018
Qualifications: MD, DSc, FRCS, FRCP
Sir Bruce has had a distinguished international career as a cardiac surgeon. He has had a longstanding interest in healthcare quality and has served on the boards of the Commission for Health Improvement and Healthcare Commission. He was appointed Medical Director of the NHS in 2007. For the following decade as the most senior doctor in the NHS he was responsible for clinical policy and strategy, clinical leadership and innovation across the health service. In 2018 he became Chair of the Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. He is keen to encourage a focus on upgrading our estate and informatics infrastructure to facilitate delivery of 21st century care. He was knighted for services to medicine in 2003.