John Brown CBE was appointed Chairman of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde from 1st December 2015. He was appointed interim Chairman of NHS Tayside on 9th April 2018.
John is also Chair of the Glasgow Centre for Population Health and Chair of the NHS Scotland Global Citizenship Programme. He was a Non-Executive Member of the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Board from December 2014 to November 2015. During that period he was also a Member of both the Glasgow City and the Renfrewshire Integration Joint Boards. From April 2014 to July 2015 he was Vice Chair of the Lay Advisory Board of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow.
From June 2014 to November 2014 John was interim Company Secretary of the Student Loans Company. Prior to this he was a Senior Civil Servant and held a variety of challenging leadership roles at HM Revenue & Customs and the Inland Revenue. His early career included a variety of jobs across different Government Departments and Agencies, including the Department of Health & Social Security, the Benefits Agency, the Child Support Agency and the Contributions Agency.
John is a Chartered Management Accountant, has an MBA degree from the University of Glasgow and is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership & Management, a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Management and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators.
In 2010, John was appointed a CBE in recognition of his contribution to improving leadership in the public sector.