Donald Berwick, MD MPP
Recognised as a leading authority on healthcare quality and improvement, Don Berwick is a paediatrician by training, and currently President Emeritus and Senior Fellow of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, an establishment he cofounded in 1999. In 2010, President Barack Obama appointed Don as the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services whilst, in 2013, he carried out a review of public safety in the British National Health Service on behalf of Prime Minister, David Cameron. In 2015 he was appointed as an international visiting fellow of the King's Fund in the UK to contribute to the work to improve health and care in the UK. And, in 2005, he was appointed 'Honorary Knight Commander of the British Empire' by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his work with the NHS.