Dr Ian Abbs - Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Ian Abbs became Chief Executive and Accountable Officer of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in August 2019. He also holds the post of Chief Medical Officer, a role he took on in January 2017, having been Medical Director since 2011.
He joined the Trust as a consultant renal physician and honorary senior lecturer at King’s College London in 1994 and has had a distinguished clinical and academic career, which has included a broad range of management positions.
In addition to his clinical work, Ian has played a key role in the development of the Trust’s life science partnerships, and has been responsible for many aspects of the Trust’s significant digital transformation agenda.