Leading clinician Dr Timothy Heymann has been appointed as a non-executive director of Monitor.
With a background in regulation, Dr Heymann is a key appointment for Monitor and he brings a wealth of expertise to the healthcare financial regulator.
As well as being the senior Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Kingston Hospital, Dr Heymann also holds a post at Imperial College London as Reader in Health Management. Further expertise includes being a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a host examiner of the Royal College of Physicians of London.
Dr Heymann has been a member of the Government’s Better Regulation Committee, and the Risk and Regulation Advisory Council. He has also been a non-executive director for NHS Direct.
Baroness Joan Hanham CBE, Chairman of Monitor, said: “I would like to warmly welcome Timothy Heymann to Monitor. His mix of extensive clinical experience and knowledge on regulation will be of real value to the decisions we take as we concentrate on making the health sector work for patients.”
Dr Timothy Heymann takes up his position as non-executive director on 16 February 2015. His appointment is for a period of three years.