Chief People Officer
Leon joined the Trust in April 2017 as the Deputy Director of HR and OD, and subsequently became Chief People Officer in November 2018.
Leon brings a wealth of experience, having worked in a number of hospitals in the NHS over the past 17 years. He holds Chartered Member status with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development; a Master of Chemistry degree from the University of Warwick and postgraduate degrees in Human Resources Management (University of Wolverhampton) and Strategic Workforce Planning (University of West London). Leon also holds financial accreditation and has studied with the Healthcare Finance Management Association.
Leon was an integral part of the leadership team at Great Ormond Street Hospital who won the national HPMA award in 2015 for improved HR capability. He is currently leading the work on the Trust’s refreshed Workforce Strategy following the achievement of the regional CIPD award for HR team of the year in 2017.