Non-Voting Directors

Non-Voting Directors are members of the Board of Directors and regularly attend Board meetings. However, they attend in an advisory capacity only and therefore do not have voting rights.

Abigail Stapleton - Director of Strategy

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Abigail joined King’s in October 2017. She is responsible for developing and implementing the Trust’s strategic plan, as well as for maintaining our key relationships with King’s Health Partners and other external stakeholders, including regulators.

Prior to joining King’s, Abigail was Head of Strategy and Development at BUPA UK, where she was responsible for a broad portfolio including commercial and business development, strategic planning, service development and service improvement. She has worked extensively in both the public and private health sectors. Prior to BUPA, she worked in a strategic consultancy for a range of blue chip organisations, and in public affairs for the NHS Confederation. She holds an MSc in International Health Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Lisa Hollins - Director of Improvement, Informatics and ICT and Senior Information Risk Officer (SIRO)

Lisa Hollins

Lisa joined King’s in September 2016. She has worked in the NHS for over 20 years and has held senior posts within NHS Trusts and at regional and national level. She has held management roles in primary, community, secondary care and mental health services, giving her a breadth of knowledge over health services. She then undertook service improvement roles, transforming emergency care, community services - for which she won a British Medical Journal (BMJ) award - and as Head of Development for London. Her most recent roles have been leading quality and efficiency programmes at University College London Hospitals and leading major pathway redesign as Director of Service Development at Barts Health NHS Trust. She has published articles in the BMJ, Health Service Journal, and nursing journals. She has a special interest in patient experience, and has worked closely with voluntary sector organisations to collaborate with patients to test out new ways of working.