David Clayton-Smith

Chairman

David is Chairman of the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Academic Health Science Network and was previously the Chair of NHS Surrey for three years from 2010. He was also the Chair of NHS Sussex between 2012 and 2013 and has been a NED at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust for the last three years including involvement in the acquisition of the Heatherwood & Wexham Foundation Trust.

He is Chair of Thames Valley Housing Association and a director and co-founder of Andrum Consulting which specialises in supporting entrepreneurial businesses. David has held board-level positions at Fairtrade International (based in Bonn) and in major blue-chip UK businesses, most recently as Commercial Director of Halfords and Marketing Director for Boots the Chemist.