Mrs Susan Smith is an experienced senior healthcare executive based in London. Mrs Smith, as well as being a Non-Executive Board Member for the CLINUVEL Group, is also a Non-Executive Board Chair of The Evewell (Harley Street) Limited, a specialist medical practice, Non-Executive Director of Elite Medicine Ltd, a precision medicine company, and a Trustee of the HCA International Foundation.
Mrs Smith is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Independent Doctors Federation, a membership organisation representing practicing physicians within the UK independent healthcare sector. Mrs Smith also manages an established consultancy business, providing advisory services to a range of healthcare organisations, investors and boards of directors.
Prior to her current roles Mrs Smith lead a distinguished career, serving for 14 years as CEO of The Princess Grace Hospital, London, and 11 years as the CEO of The Portland Hospital for Women and Children, London. Mrs Smith’s specific expertise is in implementation of operational strategies within complex and acute care environments, and in the interaction with healthcare authorities and UK regulators.