Professor Andy Kent
Andy was appointed as one of our non-executive directors in August 2012.
Andy is Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, a joint enterprise between Kingston University and St George's, University of London, that trains nurses, including mental health nurses, occupational therapists, social workers, midwives, other allied health professionals and teachers.
Andy trained in Medicine at Guy's Hospital Medical School and then in Psychiatry at St George's, where he subsequently worked as an academic psychiatrist specialising in mental health service delivery and undergraduate medical education.
Andy has worked in every borough served by the Trust, most recently as the Trust's specialist perinatal psychiatrist. He retired from clinical practice in 2016 to focus more on his university leadership role. He has just completed an MBA at the University of Warwick.