Director of Strategy and Developmentsimongordon@stoswaldsuk.org
Simon has a successful history of service delivery and development across complex health care organisations spanning three decades. He became Director of Strategy & Development at the hospice in 2016.
Simon is also the joint project lead for the Northern Palliative Care Partnership, Vice Chair of the Northern Palliative Care Research Group and is the strategic lead for Hospices North East.
Previously, Simon has been chief executive of a visual impairment charity, director of a healthcare consultancy and a senior projects manager of a national healthcare charity. He has co-written service specifications which have been adapted as best practice with both the Royal Colleges of General Practitioners and Nursing, whilst also developing both primary and secondary care strategies for clinical commissioning groups and acute trusts across England.