John Wilderspin

Strategic Client Advisor

John Wilderspin

John Wilderspin has extensive Chief Executive experience in the NHS provider and commissioning sectors. He has led a number of large national change programmes, and now works independently as a consultant, coach and facilitator.

In his Trust and PCT Chief Executive roles, John has led substantial turnaround programmes, organizational mergers, and major service changes. He has also run a Commissioning Support Unit which successfully gained a place on the national Lead Provider Framework.

John has significant national experience delivering a range of change programmes, including a clinical redesign programme for ENT and Audiology services, an intensive support programme for under-performing Trusts and the first improvement programme for Ambulance Trusts. He subsequently led the national implementation of Health & Wellbeing Boards, the national implementation of the Smith Review of leadership development and improvement, and was the Integration Director for NHS Improvement.

John has a particular interest in systems leadership and leadership development which he has incorporated into his freelance work, including six months as STP Strategic Programme Director in Birmingham & Solihull

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