Suzanne Shale, Non Executive Director

Suzanne Shale, Non Executive Director

Suzanne is an independent consultant in health care ethics, patient safety and leadership. She develops ethical guidance, undertakes research and provides education and training for a wide range of public bodies and charities.

Suzanne developed her consultancy after a career as a legal scholar and educational leader at the University of Oxford. She holds a PhD in medical ethics, and has further qualifications in conflict resolution and group facilitation. She has worked with publicly funded and private health care providers, the UK General Medical Council, medical defence organisations, medical Royal Colleges, charities, and overseas governments throughout the UK, Europe, Middle East, and Asia.

Suzanne is a Visiting Professor at University College London, a member of the DHSC Independent Reconfiguration Panel, and a member of the Advisory Panel for the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch. She chairs patient safety charity, Action against Medical Accidents and the London Policing Ethics Panel.

Suzanne is married to the actor Kerry Shale and lives in Islington.