Chief Executive Officer
Sylvia joined Huntercombe in 2020. Sylvia has 14 years’ experience at board level in both the NHS and independent health and social care organisations. Before joining The Huntercombe Group, Sylvia was Chief Executive of Priory Healthcare. She has also held the post of Medical Director at Camden and Islington NHS Trust.
Having graduated from The Royal London Medical School in 1992 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree, she completed her specialist training at the Royal Free Hospital and other North London Hospitals, becoming a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 1997 (MRCPsych) and later a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (FRCPsych).
She has sat on variety of committees including the NHS England London Clinical Senate Council as one of the 11 clinical experts to review evidence for service reconfiguration in London, NHSE National Mental Health Payment Steering Group and London Mental Health Strategic Clinical Network.
Research and publications include patient held records, service models in mental health, crisis team services, acute assessment wards and medical management.