Richard Douglas


Richard Douglas is the Chair for NHS South East London Integrated Care Board.

Having held several senior roles at the Department of Health and been a member of its Board, Richard is extremely familiar with how Government works at the highest levels. Before his retirement in April 2015, he was responsible for ensuring that the department itself, along with the health service, managed their finances effectively; and for this role, Richard was accountable to parliament. He also had primary responsibility for NHS policy and the government’s relationship with the NHS and from 2011 to 2014 was also Head of the Government Finance profession. Richard was appointed as a Non-Executive Director to the Department of Health and Social Care in March 2024.