Kevin started his career in the NHS as a Youth Trainee in 1998. Since this time, he has gained experience mainly in the fields of Health Informatics, Oncology, Research & Development and Innovation Management.
He was one of the initial recruits to the National Cancer Research Network (NCRN) which was formed in 2001 and designed one of the first regional databases for capturing and monitoring clinical trial recruitment data. Kevin has a degree in Business Management and also holds a Masters degree of Business Administration (MBA).
With a passion for innovation, Kevin set up the first ever ‘national’ cancer multidisciplinary team (MDT) for the diagnosis and treatment of Ewing’s Sarcomas. He was formerly Head of Research, Innovation and Clinical Audit for a Specialist Orthopaedic Hospital, and also held the role of Head of Operations for the regional Academic Health Science Network (AHSN).
Kevin has spent a lot of his career as a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) GCP Facilitator and has taught Good Clinical Practice (GCP) across the region to healthcare professionals and academics involved in Clinical Research. In recognition for this, Kevin was invited to become a question setter and adjudicator for the Royal College of Physicians; Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine.
Kevin is ambitious, creative and visionary and is determined to transform health and social care services for the benefit of patients and service users.