Chief Medical Officer UK

Optum International

Dr Martin McShane has over two decades’ experience in frontline clinical services having trained as a general and vascular surgeon and then been a GP partner in an ex-mining community in Derbyshire.

He has acquired substantial commissioning and executive management experience through fundholding, clinical chairmanship in commissioning organisations and as a PCT Chief Executive and Director — encompassing specialised commissioning. He has worked at a national level on the National Patient Safety Forum and as national director for long-term conditions in NHS England.

He 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 wellbeing. Since joining Optum in 2016 he has been supporting understanding and implementation of Population Health Management.