Lord Nigel Crisp - United Kingdom
Lord Nigel Crisp , Member , House of Lords
Lord Crisp is an independent crossbench member of the House of Lords where he speaks mainly on global health and international development.
He was Chief Executive of the NHS in England and Permanent Secretary of the UK Department of Health between 2000 and 2006. Previously he was Chief Executive of the Oxford Radcliffe Hospital NHS Trust.
His book “Turning the World Upside Down - the search for global health in the 21st Century” describes what high income countries can learn from middle and low income countries and takes further the ideas about partnership and mutual learning that he developed in his report for the Prime Minister, Global Health Partnerships.
Lord Crisp chairs Sightsavers International, is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health; and an Honorary Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.