Our Board consists of a chair and four non-executive directors appointed by the Secretary of State for Health, a chief executive and two executive directors who are directly involved in the management of Monitor’s activities.
David was appointed to Monitor's Board by the Secretary of State for Health with effect from 1 March 2011. On 1 November 2012 Monitor’s Board appointed David to the permanent post of chief executive. David will remain in his role as chair, pending a new appointment by the Secretary of State for Health.
David has worked for some years in and around the public sector. Before joining Monitor he was the non-political Chief Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Tony Blair and Head of the Policy Directorate and the Strategy Unit in 10 Downing Street. He has also worked as an independent advisor to various NHS bodies. Before this, David was a senior partner at McKinsey & Co. In his 18 years with the firm he served a wide range of companies in most industry sectors, but with a particular focus on regulated, technology-intensive industries.
Monitor appointed Keith to its Board on 1 April 2012.
Keith is founder and non-executive chairman of InfraCo, a not-for-profit public private partnership that develops infrastructure in developing countries and of AgDevCo, a not-for-profit public private partnership that supports agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa. He is also currently a Senior Associate of the Nuffield Trust.
His previous involvements in the health sector include non-executive director of Guys and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust, Chairman of Barts and the London NHS Trust and Senior Associate of the Kings Fund.
Other positions that he has previously held include Treasurer and Trustee of Cancer Research UK and Vice-Chairman of NM Rothschild merchant bank.
Stephen joined Monitor on 1 October 2006 for three years and was re-appointed from 1 October 2009 for a period of four years.
Stephen is Chief Executive of The Health Foundation, which is an independent healthcare charitable foundation working to improve the quality of healthcare in the UK. He is also a member of the Department of Health’s National Quality Board and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.
He has held various senior executive NHS management and board positions over the last 15 years. He was Chief Executive of Cambridge & Huntingdon Health Authority from 1993 to 1997, and Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation from 1997 to 2001. He was a Commissioner on the board of the Healthcare Commission from February 2004 until July 2006.
Sigurd Reinton is a director of NATS Holdings, which provides the air traffic control services for UK and North Atlantic airspace, and for the main UK airports. At NATS, he serves on the Audit and Nominations Committees and chairs the Stakeholder Council.
He was Chairman of the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust for ten years until 2009 and before that of Mayday University Hospitals NHS Trust. He was a member of the Board of the Ambulance Services Network and of the advisory board of The Foundation. He was a member of the Council of the NHS Confederation from 1998 to 2007 and was the lead for London. He was previously a Director (senior partner) at McKinsey & Company. Sigurd Reinton currently holds an additional Ministerial appointment with the National Air Traffic Services Ltd and has done since 2007
Heather has 23 years' experience as a CEO. From 2000 to 2012 she was CEO of Chelsea and Westminster hospital which gained NHS Foundation Trust status in 2006. Heather also co-designed the North West London Local Education Training Board to pathfinder status.
As a CEO, Heather developed organisations where the relationship between managers and clinicians is seen as pivotal to the achievements both for the patient, in terms of standard of care they receive, and in delivering targets. Heather chaired the national negotiations for the SAS Doctors contract and Agenda for Change 3-year pay deal for non-medical staff. She was recently a Commissioner for the Prime Minister's Commission for the Future of Nursing and Midwifery and a member of the Dr Foster Global Comparators Founders Board.
Heather originally trained as a nurse at St Mary’s Hospital Paddington and is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Personnel Management. Heather was awarded an OBE in the 2010 New Year Honours List for services to health care. For 2012, Heather has been asked to be the senior responsible officer for the NHS London Productivity Programme to support trusts to foundation trust status.
Heather is also a non-executive director of NMC Healthcare, a FTSE 250 company and was appointed to the Board of Monitor in July 2012.
Stephen is responsible for the monitoring, compliance and intervention regime for NHS foundation trusts.
This covers the issuing of licences during 2013 and overseeing providers’ compliance with them; assessing financial risk and, where necessary, operating the Continuity of Services regime and overseeing governance standards in foundation trusts.
Stephen worked at Monitor on an interim basis, on secondment from KPMG, from December 2003 and was appointed on a permanent basis in October 2004.
A qualified Chartered Accountant, Stephen previously worked with KPMG, latterly as a Director within the Transaction Services Department. He has advised the boards of corporate and private equity houses and his portfolio of financial experience is wide-ranging and includes mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, IPOs, and risk assessment.
Adrian's role is to lead on the development and maintenance of a fit-for-purpose regulatory framework for Monitor.
In addition, Adrian works closely with partners to support the future development of the health care sector including shaping the pricing regime and coordinating economic or policy led projects and reviews.
Adrian was previously Director of the Health Team in the Prime Minister's Delivery Unit. Prior to that, Adrian's career included spells with McKinsey, IBM and Price Waterhouse. He qualified as an accountant, and has an MBA from Stanford University.