Nicola Grinstead

Nicola is our Deputy Chief Executive and is responsible for the day-today operational running of the hospital. 

This includes two clinical divisions, International and Private Patients, Estates and Facilities, Risk and Clinical Governance, and Quality Improvement. She also sits on the three Board sub-committees: Audit, Finance and Investment, and Clinical Governance

Nicola has more than 15 years’ management experience in the NHS and joined Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) from Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust where she was the Director of Operations and Performance. She has held a number of senior management positions in London teaching hospitals including at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, North West London Hospitals NHS Trust and St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust. 

Nicola is passionate about helping children and young people fulfill their potential and was the Chair of the World Board for the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts until 2017.