Simon Hall

Principal Consultant

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Simon Hall joined GGI on secondment in June 2022 as principal consultant (system strategy). Before GGI he worked as transformation director in the North East London ICS, where he led the Covid vaccination programme, delivering 3.6 million jabs to local people.

Simon has 34 years’ experience in the NHS, local and central government. He is experienced at navigating the balance between system and place, and developed the system response to the NHS Long Term Plan for NE London. He also serves on the London HIV Fast Track Cities Leadership Group (to eliminate HIV and the stigma attached to it) which won the International Excellence Award for HIV Services in October 2021.  

Simon has led transformation programmes across all of north east London including cancer services, maternity, end of life care, children and young people’s health and care, and sustainability. As managing director of Tower Hamlets CCG (2016-18) Simon established governance arrangements for joint commissioning, led the transformation of GP services focused on quality improvement methodology, and led the Tower Hamlets Together Vanguard. During his leadership of the CCG, it achieved an Outstanding rating from NHS England twice, was nominated for 2017 Health Service Journal CCG of the Year, and achieved high rankings for patient and public involvement and staff satisfaction. 

Simon has always been a community activist, and has been actively involved in a number of voluntary organisations and societies at board level since 1986. Since 2018, he has been a trustee of Metro (an equality and diversity charity in south east London) and has been its treasurer since 2019. He is also an experienced trustee of a multi-academy (schools) trust, with schools in the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets and Greenwich. He is also a passionate internationalist and a proud parent.