Keith Johnston


With over 20 years experience as a Director of HR in the NHS, Keith has extensive management expertise, exceptional business judgement and an excellent knowledge of NHS occupational health services. Having played a major role in setting up the community interest company to continue some of the work of NHS Plus, Keith was the first managing director of Syngentis.  He stood down from this role in June 2014 to become the Chair.

During his 6 years with NHS Plus, Keith co-ordinated business strategy including development of the Health4Work Adviceline for SMEs.

Keith is a Chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and holds an MBA in Health Strategy and Management from the University of Keele.