Dilys Lai

Position
Consultant Physician and Divisional Medical Director, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Dilys Lai has been a consultant in respiratory and general medicine at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital since 2004. She became involved from an early stage in management projects having watched non-clinical managers struggle with processes which, with clinical input, were straightforward. She has held several management posts in the trust including Respiratory Service Lead, Divisional Research and Development Lead, Clinical Director for Medicine and Divisional Medical Director for Emergency and Integrated Care, taking up the latter post in 2015.

She undertook The King’s Fund Top Manager programme from May to November 2015.