Lyn Simpson was previously Director of Delivery and Development (North) at the NHS Trust Development Authority (TDA), the organisation which was responsible for providing leadership and support to NHS trusts and whose responsibilities transferred to NHS Improvement on 1 April 2016. She joined TDA in October 2013.
Based on an important foundation of nurse, health visitor and midwife posts, Lyn has successfully pursued an extensive and progressive career within the NHS, occupying a series of director and trust board level positions within a range of healthcare settings. Lyn was Director of Operational Performance and Service Improvement at a strategic health authority for 5 years before moving to the Department of Health to support the Deputy NHS Chief Executive as Director of NHS Operations. Lyn joined TDA to oversee the transition from NHS trust to foundation trust status for organisations in the north.