About this event

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

Register here to join our In Conversation Live with Lord Prior of Brampton

Lord Prior of Brampton, Chairman of NHS England, will be joining Richard Murley, RSM Trustee, for a conversation about his career in the industrial sector, politics, and healthcare, the forthcoming NHS reorganisation, his search for a successor to Sir Simon Stevens, the role of healthcare professionals in managing and leading the NHS, and the long-term sustainability of the NHS and adult social care pre and post COIVD-19.  

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Lord Prior was educated at Cambridge University and subsequently qualified as a Barrister. He trained in finance at Lehman Brothers and Lazard Freres in New York before holding a number of senior positions within the industrial sector, including British Steel, where he was Commercial Director. He was elected MP for North Norfolk in 1997.

He served as Chairman of Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust from 2002 to 2012 before becoming Chairman of the Care Quality Commission.

In 2015, he was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health and created a Life Peer. In December 2016, he was appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, with specific responsibility for developing industrial strategy. He stepped down from this role in October 2017 to become Chairman of University College London Hospitals and Chairman of NHS England in October 2018.

He is Deputy Chairman at Lazard, Non-executive Director, Genomics England Limited (GEL), set up and owned by the UK Department of Health to run 100,000 Genomes Project, and Chair of the Workforce Race Equality Standard Strategic Advisory Group (WRES).

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