Dr. Catherine O’Sullivan – Chief Executive
Catherine was Chief Executive of the HIEC and an Executive member of the Board, from its inception in 2010 until closure in 2015. Prior to that, Catherine was the Chief Operating Officer of the School of Community and Health Sciences at the City University London, responsible for the smooth running of all the School’s present and future business. Earlier, she was with the NHS as a commissioner of education and learning in the West Midlands, covering all levels of workforce development from porters and cleaning staff to post-graduate medical education. Catherine has worked as an advisor to both the Department of Health and the Department of Education and Skills, for one of the major skills councils, and in both further and higher education. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine; and a NED at the Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust and the Patient Safety Federation.