Lord Nigel Crisp

Co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health

Nigel Crisp is an independent crossbench member of the House of Lords in the UK and works and writes mainly on global health. He was Chief Executive of the National Health Service (NHS) and Permanent Secretary of the Department of Health, from 2000 to 2006. He was previously Chief Executive of the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals. He has subsequently worked extensively in low and middle income countries in Africa and Asia. He founded the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health and the global campaign on nursing, Nursing Now, both of which he co-chairs. He is an Honorary Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and a Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of Medicine.