New Trust Chairman announced
9 December 2011
Sir Richard Sykes, former Rector, will become the new Chairman of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust on 1 January 2012, succeeding Lord Tugendhat.
As Rector, Sir Richard was a driving force behind the creation of the Imperial Academic Health Science Centre, the partnership between the College and the Trust, and was also a non-executive director of the Trust. Expressing delight at his appointment, he said: “The healthcare environment is critically important for the social and economic well being of our country and the pace of change in the treatment and management of disease makes it a very exciting time to be working in the NHS.”