Peter Lees

Chief Executive and Medical Director, FMLM

Peter Lees is the Chief Executive and Medical Director of the intercollegiate UK Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management, a membership organisation with 2,000 members. He also serves on the Clinical Governing Body of West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group, the General Advisory Council of the King’s Fund and the NHS Leadership Academy Steering Group.

Over 20 years, he combined a career in neurosurgery with senior roles in operational management and leadership development. This included experience at local, regional and national levels and in global health. Most recently he was the Medical Director, Director of Workforce and Education and Director of Leadership at NHS South Central Strategic Health Authority; Medical Director of the NHS Top Leaders Programme; and Senior Lecturer in Neurosurgery at the University of Southampton.

He is a graduate of Manchester and Southampton Universities, a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London.