The senior leadership team at Harley Street Specialist Hospital have a vast amount of experience in all aspects of running a safe and effective hospital. From clinical services to finance, governance, and regulatory compliance the team ensures that the hospital functions smoothly as a business and continues to be innovative, responsive to their patient base, and successful. Above all, the team dedicates itself to the delivery of our mission and vision of providing outstanding day-case surgery and compassionate care.
Senior Leadership Team
Shaan Khan, Chief Operating Officer
Shaan joined the Harley Street Specialist Hospital as a seasoned communicator with over 10 years of experience in journalism followed by leadership roles in private healthcare. Her role supports the strategic objectives of The Harley Street Specialist Hospital by overseeing development and execution of an integrated communications and engagement strategy to support the business plan. Her relationships with stakeholders and partners aims to expand the service portfolio of the hospital enhancing the patient journey from initial engagement to treatment. She has worked for major international news organisations such as CNN, BBC and NBC news as well as private orthopaedic clinics on Harley Street and comes to us with a wealth of diverse experience.
Liam Flanagan, Group Financial Controller
Liam joined HSSH as an experienced CIMA Qualified Management Accountant with multi industry experience, including retail, construction,healthcare and real estate. He is an enthusiastic, driven and hard working Finance Professional, with good relationship building skills. He is comfortable working with both Finance colleagues and non Finance colleagues to ensure the objectives of the business can be obtained. This has been demonstrated by working with the project teams on the quarterly budget\forecasting cycle at Takeda. He is also able to improve processes as shown by the foreign payments automation during his first role at Takeda.
Emma Hammond, Head of Clinical Services
Emma began her career in the NHS in Scotland and in January 2016 she moved into the independent sector at The Weymouth Street Hospital.
She has been at the hospital since May 2018, while it was still Queen Anne Street Medical Centre and has been an integral part of HSSH since its inception, contributing to our recent CQC “good” rating and especially during the recent transition to new ownership of the hospital.
Her impressive progression reflects her determination, commitment and loyalty, resulting in this well-deserved promotion as our clinical lead.
Dr Carlos Kidel, Medical Director
Dr Kidel has been the Medical Director of Harley Street Specialist Hospital since September 2020. He is a consultant anaesthetist and has extensive experience working in many NHS and private hospitals in Central London. Dr Kidel still holds a full-time substantive post as a consultant anaesthetist in a large London Teaching Hospital. Patient safety and quality are key passions for Dr Kidel, and he continues to lead and deliver quality improvement projects within Harley Street Specialist Hospital, drawing on his experiences from both the public and independent sector. He also holds a senior post within Health Education England as a training programme director for the Central London area.