Our people

The Board of Directors and Executive Committee at Spire Healthcare Group plc bring with them a wealth of experience within both the UK and internationally, in healthcare and other industry sectors. Our people are our difference, it's their dedication, warmth and pursuit of excellence that sets Spire Healthcare apart.

Dame Janet Husband, Independent Non-Executive Director

Dame Janet Husband was appointed an independent Non-Executive Director in June 2014.


Current external appointments

  • Emeritus Professor of Radiology at the Institute of Cancer Research
  • senior adviser of Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Skills and previous experience

Having trained in medicine at Guy’s Hospital Medical School, Dame Janet’s extensive career in healthcare allows her to bring invaluable insight and knowledge of the healthcare industry.

She has previously served as a non-executive director of Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, and was a specially appointed commissioner to the Royal Hospital Chelsea, was president of the Royal College of Radiologists, chaired the National Cancer Research Institute in the UK and was a non- executive director of Nuada Medical Group. Dame Janet was appointed as Professor of Diagnostic Radiology at the University of London, Institute of Cancer Research, in addition to more than 30 years as a practising consultant radiologist at the Royal Marsden Hospital.

Dame Janet is chair of the Clinical Governance and Safety Committee, and a member of the Nomination and Audit and Risk Committees.