Jessica Dahlstrom

Chief of Staff & Director of Corporate Affairs
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS FT


Jessica has worked in the public and private sector as an economist, advising government, regulators and private investors on regulatory incentives, risk and competition economics.

In 2015, Jessica moved into corporate governance when she became head of governance at Monitor, the independent regulator of NHS foundation trusts. She has advised Monitor, NHS Improvement and NHS England on changes to their governance frameworks in the context of organisational and legislative changes.

Jessica is currently chief of staff and director of corporate affairs at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital. Her role includes providing support and advice to the chief executive as well as overseeing changes to the governance framework for the trust as it transitions to working in a group model. She is also responsible for legal services to the trust and for the board assurance framework.

Jessica’s areas of interest beyond governance are organisational change, culture and behaviours, and mergers and acquisitions.