John Lawlor OBE

Chief Executive

Qualifications include BSc (Hons) Mathematics (first class); Post Graduate Certificate of Education, Maths and Physics, secondary level; and Post Graduate Diploma in Leading Innovation and Change.

John Lawlor OBE

Experience and skills/expertise:

  • NHS Top Leaders’ Programme participant;
  • Area Director in NHS England, responsible for the Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear part of the north of England;
  • Chief Executive of Leeds Primary Care Trust (PCT) and then of the Airedale, Bradford and Leeds PCT;
  • Chief Executive of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust;
  • Executive Director/Deputy Chief Executive of Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust;
  • Civil Servant, in the Department of Health and in the Department of Employment; and
  • Secondary School Mathematics Teacher in South Yorkshire.