Chair, NHS Leadership Academy
Peter has extensive healthcare management experience including 27 years as a chief executive of local and national organisations. He was appointed as Chief Executive of Nottingham University Hospitals in 2006 until he retired in November 2017.
He became a CBE in 2000 for his contribution to the health service.
Peter was one of four independent experts who helped review Robert Francis QC’s final recommendations following the Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust public inquiry. He was also a member of the Freedom to Speak Up review, also led by Robert Francis, into creating the open and honest reporting culture in the NHS.
Peter has a degree in economics and master and doctorate degrees in business administration.
He has been Chair of the Association of UK University Hospitals, which represents academic and health interests across the country, between 2014 and 2017. Peter is also Chair of NHS Leadership Academy.
Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service
Former Ambassador, Political Expert & Historian
Non-Executive Director, Man Group plc
Senior Adviser Welsh Affairs for Severn Trent Water and Former Director, BT Wales