CEO, The Independent Doctors Federation
In her medical and hospital career Sue Smith held many hospital leadership positions in the UK. Following a nurse training and a number of posts in the NHS she then went on to be an executive leader of 3 UK hospitals most recently serving as Chief Executive Officer of the Princess Grace Hospital.
In 2011 Sue started her own healthcare consultancy. This exciting venture provided new challenges including international travel. Projects in China, Turkey, Romania, Italy and France increased her network and provided the opportunity to be involved in healthcare settings outside of the traditional hospital setting.
Her iconsultancy has included developing start up healthcare businesses from the ground up, reviewing existing practices and assisting in implementing change programmes, She is an Advisory Board Member to SweetTree Home Care Services and a trustee of the HCA International Foundation.
More recently she was appointed as CEO to the Independent Doctors Federation.