Our people

The Board of Directors and Senior Leadership Team 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.

Dr Jean-Jacques (JJ) de Gorter, Chief Medical Officer

Dr Jean-Jacques de Gorter (JJ) is Chief Medical Officer for Spire Healthcare, responsible for compliance with the Responsible Officer regulations, medical standards and governance, medical oversight and innovation, as well as Spire’s network of 22 Pathology laboratories. He started at Bupa Hospitals as Director of Clinical Services in 2005, before being appointed Spire Healthcare’s Group Medical Director in 2007.

JJ was previously a Medical Director for NHS Direct and also served as a Non-Executive Director at the Milton Keynes University Foundation Trust, chairing its Quality Committee. He graduated from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1993, practised in the UK, Australia and New Zealand, and subsequently completed his MBA at Cranfield School of Management.

JJ is a member of the Executive Committee.