Jeremy is an independent consultant and writer with a special interest in patient and public involvement in health matters.
Born in Leeds, Jeremy studied social and political sciences at Cambridge University. He began his career as a researcher in Scotland and joined the civil service fast stream in 1989. He became a senior HM Treasury official working on public services issues.
In 2007 he joined the voluntary sector as executive director of Groundwork East London, a regeneration and community development charity. From 2009 to 2019 he was chief executive of National Voices, the national charity umbrella which stands up for person centred care, patient and public involvement and the role of the voluntary sector in health and care. Jeremy arrived a year after the charity was formed and was instrumental in its growth as an influential and respected organisation.
Jeremy was awarded the OBE in the 2019 New Year’s Honours List for services to health and care charities.