Tom Nutt

Chief Executive of Healthwatch Essex

Dr Tom Nutt is Chief Executive of Healthwatch Essex, an award-winning charity that seeks to improve NHS and care services through undertaking research and public engagement around people’s lived experience of care. Healthwatch Essex also provides an information service that helps people to understand, access and navigate the NHS and social care.

Prior to this, Tom worked in a variety of policy-related roles at Essex County Council, having originally been an academic historian based at Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he lectured and published on aspects of British socio-economic and demographic history, including the history of the family and the history of social welfare.

In June 2017, Tom will take up a new role as CEO of the health charity Meningitis Now.