Suzie Bailey

Position
Director of Leadership and Organisational Development
Teams
Leadership and Organisational Development Senior Management Team

Suzie leads the leadership and organisational development team at The King’s Fund.

She was an operational leader in acute, community and mental health care providers for more than 21 years and is passionate about improving care through the development of people and cultures. At Sheffield Teaching Hospitals she led the creation of the Sheffield Microsystem Coaching Academy in partnership with the Dartmouth Institute in Massachusetts, US.

Before joining the Fund, Suzie was the director of leadership and quality improvement at NHS Improvement, where her work included the design and delivery of the first national framework for improvement and leadership development in England and the creation of a major programme on culture and leadership with Professor Michael West and The King’s Fund.

Suzie is a trustee of Skills for Care, a Health Foundation fellow and on the editorial board of the Future Healthcare Journal.