Dr John Bullivant FRCP Edin

Chair, GGI Advisory Group


John is the founder of the Good Governance Institute. He has published and lectured widely and internationally on health governance, quality, best value and benchmarking. He now chairs the GGI advisory group and is a member of the Commission on the future of governance in the public sector

John has introduced many of GGI’s publications and products including maturity matrices, board assurance prompts, risk appetite, governance between organisations, challenge, scrutiny and review. He updated the seminal Integrated Governance Handbook ten years after its original launch by the Department of Health.

John is a former VFM auditor, board director of a health authority, visiting fellow at the Open University Business School and has recently been elected a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCP Edin)

He was a member of the Health Minister’s National Advisory Board in Wales, president of the quality network of the Royal Society of Medicine, a peer reviewer for Healthcare Inspectorate Wales, board secretary to the all-industry Benchmarking Institute and an advisor to a number of business and professional organisations.

John is a director of the Centre for Quality in Governance and is developing a suite of e-learning modules on governance.