Thomas Simons – Chief People Officer

Thomas Simons – Chief People Officer

Thomas joined the Trust in February 2013, and has been a full board member since January 2014. He is responsible for staff recruitment, medical staffing, managing organisational and cultural change and leadership and management development. He also oversees the development and governance of the Trust’s workforce.

Before joining the Trust, Thomas had extensive experience of leading large-scale organisational mergers including the recent merger of three acute hospital Trusts in London to create Barts Health NHS Trust. Before that, Thomas held senior change management roles in the health sector.

Thomas holds a master’s degree in human resource management and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. He is also a vice-president of the healthcare people management association (HPMA).