About this event

  • Date and time Wed 5 May 2021 from 7:00pm to 8:05pm
  • Location Online

Register here to join our In Conversation Live with Dr Mark Britnell

Dr Mark Britnell, Vice Chair and Global Health Expert, KPMG LLP, will be joining Professor Roger Kirby, RSM President, for a discussion about his successful career, pioneering healthcare systems in the developed and developing world, how he masterminded the largest new hospital build in NHS history, and his view on how countries can cope with and track COVID-19.

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Mark was Global Head of Healthcare at KPMG International and Global Chair of Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare for 3 years. In that time, Mark oversaw $7 billion of annual revenue, supporting 45,000 staff across 157 countries. He is one of the foremost global experts on healthcare systems and has a pioneering and inspiring global vision of health in both the developed and developing world. Mark has dedicated his entire professional life to healthcare and has led organisations at local, regional, national and global levels – provider and payer, public and private.

Mark has worked as Global Head of Health for 11 years and was Chair of IGH for 3 years. He is also a visiting Senior Fellow of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, Canada and a trustee of the Kings Fund, UK.

Over the years, Mark has worked in over 80 countries on circa. 345 occasions, gaining a unique first-hand experience. Mark was appointed Chief Executive of University Hospitals Birmingham in 2000. He masterminded the largest new hospital build in NHS history, established the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine and developed one of the highest performing healthcare organisations in the UK. He went on to run the NHS region from Oxford to the Isle of Wight before joining the NHS Management Board as a Director-General at the Department of Health, where he developed High Quality Care for All with Lord Darzi.

Mark joined KPMG as Global Chairman and Senior Partner for Health in 2009 and has established a successful worldwide health practice. Between 2014 and 2018, Mark sat as a member of the Global Agenda Council on the Future of the Health Sector for the World Economic Forum and sits on the Advisory Board of the China Center for Health Development at Peking University. He is also an Honorary Professor at Taishan Medical University School, Shandong Province, and holds honorary doctorates from Birmingham City University and the University of Wolverhampton.

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