Sylvia joined the business in 2020 and has experience at board level since 2006 in both the NHS and independent health and social care organisations. Before joining, Sylvia was Chief Executive of Priory Healthcare, where she was for 5 years and was previously the Medical Director and Deputy Chief Executive at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust.
Having graduated from The Royal London Medical School in 1992, Sylvia completed her specialist training at the Royal Free Hospital becoming a Consultant Psychiatrist in 2000 and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Sylvia has sat on a variety of committees including the NHS England London Clinical Senate Council as one of the 11 clinical experts to review evidence for service reconfiguration in London, NHSE National Mental Health Payment Steering Group and London Mental Health Strategic Clinical Network.
Research and publications include work on: patient held records, service models in mental health, crisis team services, acute assessment wards and medical management.