Martin Mcshane

Dr Martin Mcshane

Chief Medical Officer, Optum

Chief Medical Officer in Optum, with over three decades of National Health Service (NHS) experience in both frontline clinical services and management. Trained as a general and vascular surgeon and then became a GP partner in an ex-mining community in Derbyshire.

Acquired substantial commissioning and executive management experience through fundholding, clinical chair-manship in commissioning organizations and as a PCT Chief Executive and Director - encompassing specialized commissioning for the East Midlands. Worked at a national level on the National Patient Safety Forum and as National Domain Director for Enhancing the Quality of Life for People with Long Term Conditions for NHS England.

Has a keen interest in supporting professional leadership, public engagement and transforming care; central to which is real empowerment of people engaged in their own health and well-being.