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NHS chief executive Simon Stevens' CV

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CV

Age

47

Family

Married with two school-age children

Education

• BA in philosophy, politics and economics, Balliol College, University of Oxford

• Harkness Fellow, Columbia University School of Public Health, New York

Career

1988

NHS Graduate Training Scheme

1997-2004

Policy adviser to Department of Health, then health adviser to Prime Minister Tony Blair

1998-2002

Labour councillor for Brixton, in the London Borough of Lambeth

2004-2006

President, UnitedHealth Europe

2006-2014

Various senior management positions at UnitedHealth Group

2014-present

Chief executive, NHS England

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  • Not Einstein though, unfortunately, whom we really need for the NHS. Steven's solution is for us all to roll up our sleeves.We have taken off our shirts, nose to the grindstone,shoulder to the wheel years ago. There is nothing left, so any who can leave is going.Perhaps Prof Penrose, Satoy or Cox might be interested in helping

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