Emma Stanton

Dr Emma Stanton combines her role as chief executive of Beacon UK with practising psychiatry at South London and Maudsley Foundation Trust. From 2010 to 2011, Emma was a Commonwealth Fund Harkness Fellow in healthcare policy and practice, and is now a senior associate at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Business School, where she researched the value-based approach to healthcare delivery. She is a former adviser to England’s chief medical officer, Sir Liam Donaldson, and co-founded Diagnosis, a clinical leadership social enterprise. Emma holds an executive MBA from Imperial College, London and a MRCPsych from the Royal College of Psychiatrists and a BM from Southampton University. Emma’s publications include 'Clinical Leadership: Bridging the Divide' (Quay Books, 2009) and 'MBA for Medics' (Radcliffe, 2010).