Dr Emma Stanton: Psychiatry SpR, Director of Diagnosis and CEO of Beacon UK. 

Recently returned from the USA as a Commonwealth Fund Harkness Fellow at Harvard University, Dr Emma Stanton BM MRCPsych MBA is now CEO of Beacon UK – an innovative managed mental healthcare company as well as a part-time Psychiatry Specialist Registrar at South London and Maudsley  NHS Foundation Trust. Previous roles include Clinical Advisor to the Chief Medical Officer, core member of the National Leadership Council, Advisor to Bupa, co-editor of “Clinical Leadership: Bridging the divide” (2009) and co-author of “MBA for Medics” (2010). A recipient of NHS London’s Prepare to Lead Scheme, Emma is also an associate of the Institute for Strategy and  Competitiveness at Harvard Business School and Director and co-founder of Diagnosis, a clinical leadership social enterprise.

Look out for a forthcoming interview with Emma about her career and thoughts about clinical leadership, innovation and doctorpreneurship. She will also be contributing regular articles and you might like to check this feature on entrepreneurship which she recently wrote for the MIT Entrepreneurship Review. In addition, you may be interested in the forthcoming course that she has designed along with colleague Claire Lemer, Medics mini MBA. 


Read my interview with Emma.