Michael Ridgwell

Michael joined the charity in July 2020 to oversee the administrative and operational functions of the charity so it can deliver its core objectives.

He has worked in and around healthcare for over 30 years, starting his career as a nursing assistant. Over the past 20 years, he has held a number of senior executive and board-level roles, in both provider and commissioner organisations, including director of commissioning of Barnet PCT and being appointed as one of the youngest primary care group chief executives in the country.

Michael was deputy chief executive of the Kent and Medway sustainability and transformation partnership, specialising in developing ways of working to deliver shared objectives and support complex change programmes.