Steve Feast

Managing Director of the Eastern Academic Health Science Network

Prior to joining Eastern AHSN Steve was Executive Medical Director at North East London Foundation Trust, a large and successful community and mental health provider employing 6000 staff across the challenged health economy of NE London. In this role Steve was a member of NCEL Health Education England board and held several prominent roles within the UCL Partners CLARHC and AHSN.

Prior to working in London Steve has been deputy CEO and Director for Transformation, NHS Bedfordshire and Luton, Policy Lead for the Inclusion Health team in the UK Cabinet Office, Senior Advisor in Health and Wellbeing Department of Health, Primary Care Transformation Director and board member NHS Modernisation Agency and Star Ratings Advisor at the Commission for Healthcare Improvement and then the Healthcare Commission.

As an experienced clinician qualified both as a GP and psychiatrist Steve worked for 16 years in GP practice and was one of the founder members of the National Primary and Care Trust Development team (NatPaCT), lead PEC Chair for the East of England as well as Professional Executive Committee Chair of Bedfordshire Heartlands PCT. Steve is a Visiting Professor at University College London.