Liz Watson BSc MSc PGD PhD

Liz is an experienced, board level, interim CEO and consultant.

"I enjoy working with teams who are committed to improving patient experience across health and social care. I take a strategic approach, redesigning systems for the long term,whilst supporting emerging innovationswhich have an immediate impact. Managing change is complex and challenging. My expertise lies in planning, implementing service redesign and managing change in organisational purpose through establishing social enterprises and mutuals."

Liz has over ten years experience facilitating and leading the planning and implementation of mutuals and social enterprises. She supports clinical and management teams to make the transition either as an interim CEO or in a consultancy role including; GP Practices, GP Federation, Dental Services, Public Health and Community Health Services.
Liz has completed several interim Chief Executive assignments to turnaround charities in difficulty. She also undertakes organisational reviews.

Board Appointments include:
Quay Health Solutions, 2015, Interim CEO

VAST 2007-15, Trustee

VAST 2005-6, Interim CEO

Willow Bank Partnership CIC, 2007-15 Company Director

Community Dental Services, 2010-11, Interim CEO

Shropshire and Staffs SHA, 2002-4 Exec. Director

N. Staffs Health Authority, 2000-2, Exec. Director

Age Concern, Thameside, Interim CEO

Service Redesign

Liz has experience of long term conditions, primary care, service reconfigurations in acute care, childrens and adults community health services.

National Roles
Department of Health mentor to social enterprises

Assistant Director with the Independent Reconfiguration Panel

England: service strategy, social enterprise, mutuals, org. reviews

Australia: service redesign, long term conditions, health insurance, health management, org. redesign

New Zealand: health insurance redesign

India & Sri Lanka: public health nutrition

Tanzania: research on emerging social enterprise models in health

Liz Watson
Phone: 07968 209666

Contact us

You can reach us at:


+44 (0) 7968 209 666

+44 (0) 7855 795 877


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Change Through Partnership

Hartham Road


N7 9JQ