Lawrence Tallon - Shelford Group Managing Director
Lawrence Tallon has been the Managing Director of the Shelford Group since May 2016.
Previously, Lawrence was Executive Director for Policy (2011-2016) at Hamad Medical Corporation, the principal not-for-profit healthcare provider in the State of Qatar, where he led on a range of reforms aimed at developing one of the region’s first academic health systems.
Before his time in Qatar, he was a Deputy Director in the UK Civil Service, specialising in health policy at the Department of Health. He was Chief of Staff to the NHS Chief Executive (2008-2011) and before that held a number of roles, developing government policies towards the English NHS, including on NHS performance, NHS foundation trusts and children’s health and social care (2003-2008).
Lawrence has worked closely with Health Ministers, the Cabinet Office, HM Treasury and Downing Street on a range of high profile, cross governmental programmes. He graduated with a Bachelor’s in History from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London (2000) and with Masters Degrees in History, also from SOAS (2002), and Health Policy from Imperial College London (2015).