Adam Sewell-Jones

Chief Executive
Newham University Hospital

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Biography

Adam is the chief executive of Newham University Hospital, part of Barts Health NHS Trust. He has held a number of hospital director roles, including chief finance officer, chief operating officer and deputy CEO.

He also spent a number of years working in arms-length bodies including as executive director of provider sustainability in Monitor, executive director of improvement at NHS Improvement and regional director of the south west for NHS England and Improvement.

Adam has a particular interest in the application of continuous improvement in healthcare. He led the partnership between five NHS trusts and the Virginia Mason Institute in implementing a lean approach to improvement in the NHS. He was the executive sponsor of 'Developing People, Improving Care', a strategic framework for improvement and leadership development in the NHS, and 'Valued care in mental health: Improving for excellence' as well as the founder and chair of the NHS National Improvement Directors Network.

Twitter: @adamsewelljones