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Barts and The London is organised into seven corporate directorates and seven clinical directorates under the leadership of the Chief Executive, Jullan Nettel. 

Each corporate directorate is headed by a corporate director, and responsibility for the management of each clinical directorate is shared by a general manager and a clinical director.

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The corporate directors, supported by general managers and clinical directors, are responsible for the day-to-day management of the organisation and the running of the Trust's services, while the Trust Board (comprising full-time executive directors and part-time non-executive directors) is accountable for setting the strategic direction of the Trust, monitoring performance against objectives, ensuring high standards of corporate governance and helping to promote links between the Trust and the local community.

Trust Board Members

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Corporate directors

Julian Nettel, Chief Executive Mr Julian Nettel
Chief Executive

Julian Nettel joined Barts and The London as Chief Executive on Monday 3 September 2007. He joins the Trust from St Mary's NHS Trust in London, where he was Chief Executive from 1999.

Julian began his career as an NHS national trainee in October 1975, has worked for the NHS in and around London, including senior management positions at the Whittington and King's College, as well as Chief Executive of Ealing Hospital NHS Trust. He also spent a period of time as Executive-in-Residence at the University of Ottawa in Canada in the early nineties.

Gail Beer, Director of Performance Management and Planning Mrs Gail Beer
Director of Operations

Gail Beer is the Director of Operations. Gail trained as a nurse at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and worked in a number of London teaching hospitals before moving into management in 1992. Gail has held a number of posts since then within the Trust across a variety of services including the Cardiac and Renal Directorate.

Susan Cunnington-King, Director of Communications Ms Susan Cunnington-King
Director of Communications

Susan Cunnington-King, joined Barts and The London in July 2003.  An award-winning PR professional, she has specialised in challenging reputation and issues management roles.  Previously she was Head of Special Projects for airports group, BAA plc, where she was responsible for environmental issues and the prime-ministerial launch of the Heathrow Express during the campaign for a fifth terminal at the airport.  Before that she was Public Affairs Manager for Heathrow, directing the airport’s 50th anniversary campaign and managing international media relations during the IRA mortar attacks on the airport.  Previously she was Senior Press Officer for the UK Atomic Energy Authority in the run up to its privatisation.  

Susan recently co-authored a business book on corporate social responsibility with her former colleagues at BAA plc, Des Wilson and Sir John Egan.  She has also written science and technology features for national newspapers including The Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph and The Guardian

Charles Gutteridge, Medical Director Dr Charles Gutteridge
Medical Director - Healthcare Governance

Charles Gutteridge has been Medical Director of Barts and The London NHS Trust since January 2002.  He trained at Cambridge University and The London Hospital Medical College.  He has worked in east London for many years, initially as a doctor in training and then as a consultant haematologist at Newham Healthcare Trust where he was also Medical Director.  He maintains his interest in medical research and education through his position as a Senior Lecturer at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Ann Macintyre, Director of Human Resources Ms Ann Macintyre
Director of Human Resources

Ann Macintyre joined the Trust in August 1997 having previously held Executive Director posts in Hertfordshire and Northwick Park and St Marks Hospital in London.

Ann joined the health service over 25 years ago starting her career in personnel management as a clerical officer. Having gained her professional qualifications in 1985 Ann has worked in a wide range of generalist and specialist roles.

During her period at Barts and The London, Ann has held a number of national and regional roles including Chair of the London Directors forum (SHRINE), member of the National Human Resources Steering Group and member of the Department of Health negotiating teams for doctors' pay and terms and conditions of service.

Kay Riley Ms Kay Riley
Director of Nursing and Quality - Healthcare Governance

Kay began her NHS career in Nottingham, training as a nurse at the Nottingham School of Nursing, and held a number of nursing, then senior management positions at Queens Medical Centre, and Nottingham City Hospital over a period of 15 years. Kay then moved to the Isle of Wight Healthcare NHS Trust initially as Deputy Director of Nursing, and then Acting Director of Nursing. In 2003, Kay moved to Southampton University Hospitals Trust initially as Associate Director of Nursing with a lead for modernisation, and then as Acting Director of Nursing, before taking up  the post of Director  of Nursing  at Winchester & Eastleigh Healthcare Trust for 3 years.

Graham Simpson Mr Graham Simpson
Director of Strategy

Graham Simpson joined the Barts and The London in August 2006 from South East London Strategic Health Authority, where he was Planning Director for four years. Before this, he was Director of Strategic planning at the Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust. Graham began his NHS career in Manchester as a national trainee in 1985 and has lived and worked in London since 1990. His background is in hospital management and health care planning in a number of acute Trust and Health Authority posts.

Ian Walker, Trust Secretary Mr Ian Walker
Director of Corporate Services

Ian Walker joined the Trust in September 2003 as Trust Secretary and took up the position of Director of Corporate Services in June 2006.

As Director of Corporate Services, Ian is responsible for corporate governance and Board Secretariat, policy development, commercial legal services and insurance matters and the Trust's move towards Foundation status.  The Corporate Services directorate also includes the Trust's Archives and Museums, Special Events and Staff Benefits teams. 

Ian was previously at HM Treasury for 11 years where he worked on various aspects of economic and financial policy including the Government's decision on whether to join the European single currency.  He also led the Civil Service team which supported Sir Derek Wanless in his review of the long-term funding of the NHS which reported to the Chancellor of the Exchequer in 2002.

Mr Andrew Holden
Interim Director of Finance and Investment

Andrew Holden, Director of Finance at St Mary's NHS Trust, has joined Barts and The London as Interim Director of Finance and Investment on secondment. Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance and Investment, John Goulston, is to become Interim Chief Executive of Barking Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRT).

Clinical directorates

Cancer Services
General Manager, Ms Julie Lamb
Clinical Director, Dr Chris Gallagher

Cardiac and Renal
General Manager, Ms Melanie McColgan (Acting)
Clinical Director, Mr Rakesh Uppal

Medical and Emergency
General Manager, Ms Anne Gorman
Clinical Director, Dr Michael Glynn

Diagnostics and Therapeutics
General Manager, Ms Sara Davenport
Clinical Director, Professor Jo Martin

Surgery and Anaesthesia
General Manager, Mr Neil Rogers
Clinical Director, Dr Paul Yate

Women and Children
General Manager, Ms Melanie McColgan
Clinical Director, Mr Trevor Beedham

Dental and Patient Services
General Manager, Ms Jill Williams 
Clinical Director, Ms Serpil Djemal

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