Professor Timothy Orchard - Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Professor Orchard became the Chief Executive Officer of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (ICHT) in June 2018. He has been involved in NHS management since 2004 having been Clinical Director for Medicine at St Mary’s Hospital, and more recently Divisional Director for Medicine & Integrated Care and the Interim Medical Director at ICHT.
Professor Orchard is a consultant physician and gastroenterologist and joined the Trust as a registrar in 2000. He completed his undergraduate medicine degree at Cambridge and Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School. Professor Orchard is renowned for his work in the field of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and has been the chair of the IBD section of the British Society of Gastroenterology and a national representative on the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation.
Professor Orchard is an accomplished and published author of gastroenterology research in the field of inflammatory bowel disease. He is committed to teaching and is professor of gastroenterology at Imperial College London. He was formerly the director of clinical studies at St Mary’s Hospital, and chaired the Imperial College DCS Committee. He has a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy and, in 2000, was honoured with the Ralph Noble Prize by the University of Cambridge.