Dr David Pencheon

Lead, Sustainable Development Unit at National Health Service (NHS)

Lead, Sustainable Development Unit, NHS

Dr. David Pencheon leads the NHS Sustainable Development Unit, which provides leadership, support and policy input to ensure the NHS in England is the leading public sector organisation in promoting sustainable development and mitigating climate change.

Previously, he was Director of the NHS Eastern Region Public Health Observatory from 2001 to 2007, serving the East of England. He has worked as joint Director of Public Health, a Public Health Training Programme Director in the East of England, with the NHS R&D programme, and in China in the early 1990s with Save the Children Fund (UK). Prior to that he was secondary care clinician.