Professor Simon Gregory MBE DL
Deputy Medical Director (Primary and Integrated Care), Health Education England
Simon is Health Education England’s (HEE) Deputy Medical Director (Primary and Integrated Care) with responsibility for GP/ Primary Care, Dentistry, Differential Attainment, Mental Health and Wellbeing. He is also HEE’s Freedom to Speak up Guardian. He was previously Director and Dean of Education and Quality (DEQ), Health Education England (HEE), Midlands and East and HEE Lead for Primary Care, prior to that the Postgraduate Dean East of England and before that GP Dean, East Midlands. Simon is a GP and is a Royal College of General Practitioners Trustee and Council member. He is the current Provost of the Leicester Faculty of the RCGP. He is Honorary Professor at Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia (UEA), Visiting Professor at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), and a Fellow of Homerton College Cambridge. In this latter role he also chairs the University of Cambridge, Military Education Committee. Simon conceived and was Clinical Director and Vice Chair of HEE’s Commission on staff and learner mental wellbeing and he continues to advocate for staff and learner wellbeing support. His past research includes selection methodology, and “value-added” in medical education. His current interests include the quality of education, training and care and health outcomes and performance, and differential attainment. Simon is a Deputy Lord Lieutenant for Northamptonshire, a Board member of Maggie’s Northampton and also a Trustee Member of the Astrea Multi Academy Trust. His hobbies include being a season ticket holder at Northampton Saints RFC, woodturning, reading and latterly fairly slow 5k runs.