Healthcare & Academia

The Global Healthcare & Academia Practice

Our global practice is widely recognised as one of the leading specialist executive search, board services and interim consultancies internationally and is currently ranked #1 by Executive Grapevine in the UK.

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Our heritage

We support Healthcare organisations in the public,private and charitable sectors appoint Chairs, CEO's, Non-Executives, Executive and Interim Board Directors and senior clinical and academic leaders in a wide-range of international settings. We also have a strong heritage in academia working with universities placing senior executives, commercial directors as well as senior level academics. 

We have extensive professional experience of supporting these organisations with critical leadership decisions in settings of innovation and development,consolidation and improvement and performance recovery and turnaround. Our experience and deep networks cover organisations across Europe, Asia Pacific, North America and the Middle East.

Our key areas of expertise

  • Acute, Mental Health and Community Health Providers
  • Healthcare Commissions, Payers and Regulators
  • Clinical Academic, Scientific and Research Institutions
  • Government Departments, Bodies and Executive Agencies
  • Private and Independent Hospital Groups and Insurers
  • Academic and Research Institutions
  • International Education, University and Health Organisations
  • NGOs and Societies / Membership Bodies
  • Interim Board and Executive Appointments
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Recent assignments

  • Chief Executive, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia
  • Chief Executive Officer, Health Service Executive, Irish Government
  • Interim and Substantive Chief Financial Officer and Interim and Substantive Chief Information Officer, Sidra Medical & Research Centre, Qatar
  • Chief Medical Officer, Cardiff & Vale NHS University Health Board, UK
  • Chair and Non-Executive Directors, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK
  • Chief Executive, European Respiratory Society, Switzerland
  • Chief Executive, International Diabetes Federation, Belgium
  • Chief Medical Officer, Bermuda Hospitals Board, Bermuda
  • Chief Academic Officer, Queen Rania Teacher Academy, Jordan
  • Chief Executive Officer, Tyndall National Institute, Ireland
  • Director of Division of Medicine, University College London, UK
  • Independent Chair, Children’s Health Research Alliance, Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service, Australia
  • Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University College London, UK
  • Chair and Chief Executive, Advance HE, UK
  • Director of Finance, University of Birmingham
  • Interim Chief Nurse, Private Healthcare
  • Interim Chief People Officer, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
  • Interim Director of Finance, Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Contact Frank McKenna

Get in Touch

Frank McKenna
Global Managing Director, Healthcare & Academia
frank.mckenna@harveynash.com

Tel: +44 20 73331577

Senior appointments in healthcare

NHS Portsmouth

Chief Operating Officer - Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

For further information please visit: www.harveynash.com/portsmouth/ or for a confidential discussion, please contact Thomas Patterson, Director of Healthcare or Owen Francis, Head of Healthcare Research, on +44 (0)20 7333 1548.

NHS Portsmouth

Chief Finance Officer - Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

For further information about this role, please visit www.harveynash.com/portsmouth/ or for a confidential discussion please call Thomas Patterson, Director or Owen Francis, Head of Healthcare Research, on +44(0)20 7333 1548.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Finance Director and Chief Nurse, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust

For further information about these roles, please visit www.harveynash.com/qehkl or for a confidential discussion please call Thomas Patterson, Director or Owen Francis, Head of Healthcare Research, on +44(0)20 7333 1548.

Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership

Independent Chair - Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership

For further information please visit: www.harveynash.com/nhcp or for a confidential discussion, please contact Thomas Patterson, Director on +44(0)207 333 1516.

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Chief Executive - Children’s Health - Queensland Hospital and Health Service

For further information about this role, please visit www.harveynash.com/chq/ or for a confidential discussion please call Frank McKenna, Global Managing Director or Johnny Townson, Senior Researcher, on +44(0)207 333 1429.

HCA Healthcare UK

Surgical Services Manager – HCA Healthcare UK

For further information about this role, please visit www.harveynash.com/hca/ or for a confidential discussion please contact Thomas Patterson, Director, on +44(0) 207 333 1516.