Dr Navina Evans MBBS, DCH, MRCPsych is one of the first female, ethnic minority chief executives in the NHS and was appointed CEO at East London NHS Foundation Trust in August 2016.
She led it to “Trust of the Year” in 2016-17 and to be rated “Outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.
She was previously the Trust’s Director of Operations & Deputy CEO, and before that Director for Mental Health.
Navina was formerly Lead Clinician for Newham CAMHS and then Clinical Director Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, East London Foundation Trust.
She has involvement in Medical Education at Barts and The London Medical School as Honorary Senior Lecturer, Associate Dean, and Academic Year Tutor.
Her extensive clinical experience is in CAMHS Psychiatry and Paediatrics. Her interests include leadership, improving the way healthcare is delivered and learning from sources beyond healthcare.