Sir Peter Dixon was appointed as Chair of Imperial College Health Partners in March 2014. Before joining the Partnership, Peter was chairman of the Housing Corporation until 2008 and of University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust until 2009. He was one of the founders of UCLPartners.
He has more recently chaired three challenged hospital trusts while they grapple with financial and service issues. In addition to his role as Chair of Imperial College Health Partners, Peter is also Chair of Diabetes UK as well as the Anglia Ruskin Health Partnership.
His previous work in the private sector included running a variety of manufacturing businesses as well as experience in banking and corporate finance. He still works as a non-executive director and also does occasional advisory work in various parts of the NHS as well as being a trustee of health and housing related charities. He is a member of the Broads Authority. He was a council member and trustee of the NHS Confederation for nearly ten years. Earlier in his career he was a member of a local authority and chaired its planning committee. His knighthood was for services to housing.