David Sloman


Sir David was appointed to Chief Operating Officer on 14 December 2021. He was previously London Regional Director, and Group Chief Executive of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, having joined the Royal Free Hampstead Trust in 2009. He was formerly Chief Executive of the Whittington Hospital NHS Trust and before that he was Chief Executive of NHS Haringey.

He has spent his career in healthcare management, most of it in the NHS, although he worked for a number of years in the private healthcare sector. Sir David is a board member of UCL Partners and is a member of the London Health and Care Strategic Partnership Board.

Sir David was awarded a knighthood in the 2017 New Year’s honours list in recognition of his services to the NHS.



  • COO

    December, 2021 - present

  • London Regional Director

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