Richard Guest

Richard joined SCL in April 2023 as a Director, and brings nearly 20 years’ experience of working at Board level, including being the Chief Financial Officer of Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, being a Partner and leading the NHS practice at EY (formerly Ernst and Young), and being a Director at Monitor.

In addition to his SCL role, Richard is a Non-executive director in common at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust where he chairs the finance committee. Richard is also a Trustee of Pathway, a charity which works with the NHS to improve healthcare for homeless and other socially excluded people.

Richard is a qualified accountant, and his particular areas of expertise are  (i) integration and collaboration between NHS providers,(ii) financial planning, reviews, and improvement, (iii) strategy and investments, and associated business cases and funding, and (iv) governance.