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DR IAN ABBS

GUYS & ST THOMAS’ NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Ian became Medical Director in 2011. As a full member of the trust’s board he is accountable for strategic and operational objectives at one of the UK’s largest teaching hospitals, with a yearly turnover of over £2 billion, 13,000 staff, and 2 million patient contacts per year. Ian joined the trust as a consultant renal physician and honorary senior lecturer at King’s College London in 1994, and has had a distinguished clinical and academic career, including a range of senior management positions.

As Medical Director, Ian’s leadership portfolio includes clinical standards, governance, risk management, research and development, and medical education and training. He recently completed his Executive MBA at Judge Business School.