David Probert has recently taken up his new role as Chief Executive for Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust of which Moorfields Private is a part. David is the former director of strategic development at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, where he has led the development of a number of major strategic initiatives including two major hospital developments on the UCLH site.
David’s previous roles include the chief operating officer at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, where he had board level responsibility for all clinical and non-clinical NHS and commercial services, both within the hospital and across the communities of Sutton and Merton. He has also held a number of senior operational leadership positions at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.
David said: “I am honoured to begin my role as chief executive and to join the team at Moorfields. I am looking forward to progressing a number of major initiatives to help define the hospital’s exciting future.”