Name and Position

Sam Higginson
Chief Executive


Sam joined NNUH from Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where he was Chief Operating Officer from March 2017. Previously he was Director of Strategic Finance for NHS England and between 2010 and 2013 was Director of Strategic Development at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Sam started his career working with Unicef as a UN logistics officer co-ordinating the airlift of emergency supplies in Sudan followed by organising medical teams for a charity to assess the need for emergency relief in areas of Africa and Afghanistan.  He joined NHS London in 2008 after four years on the HM Treasury Health Spending Team and prior to that was a management consultant.