Lord Crisp

Lord Crisp

Full title

The Lord Crisp KCB


Edmund Crisp



Joined the Lords

28 April 2006

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5353

Web & Social media


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee Lords 2007-09

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chief Executive NHS 2000-06
Permanent Secretary Department of Health 2000-06

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Co-Chair Zambia UK Health Workforce Alliance 2009-
Chair Sightsavers 2007-

Member's focus

Culture, media and sport
Health services and medicine
Global health.

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Director (with wife) of Global HDE Ltd (publishing, research and consultancy in Health, Design and Education). This company's activities include dealing with those aspects of the Member's business and voluntary activities not covered in other categories below. Paid contracts mainly or wholly delivered by Member are with Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (chairing a review of the Portuguese NHS); KPMG (speaking engagements and advisory work up to 20 days a year outside UK); HLM Architects
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Income from occasional conferences and articles
    • Royalties from publication of a book on global health: “Turning the World Upside Down – the search for global health in the 21st century”
    • Royalties from publication of "24 Hours to save the NHS - the Chief Executive's account of reform 2000-2006" (OUP)
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • The Member and his wife are majority shareholders of Global HDE Ltd (consultants in Health, Design and Education - see category 1))
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Boston, Mass., USA, 11-14 February 2014, to attend at Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI); cost of travel and accommodation paid by IHI
    • Visit to California, 14-26 February 2014, in connection with Regents Lectureship at University of California Berkeley; cost of travel, accommodation and honorarium paid by University of California Berkeley
    • Visit to Zambia, 1-2 April 2014; cost met by Zambia UK Alliance
    • Visit to Paris, 6-9 April 2014; cost met by Institute for Healthcare Improvement
    • Visit to World Bank, Washington DC, 19-21 June 2014; costs of accommodation and flights paid by Sightsavers
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Chair, Advisory Board, King’s Centre for Global Health
    • Member of Council, University of Reading
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chair of Trustees, Sightsavers International
    • Co-Chair, Zambia UK Health Workforce Alliance
    • Trustee, RAND Europe
    • Global Ambassador, Global Health Workforce Alliance
    • Ambassador, Archbishop Tutu's Global eHealth Ambassador Programme
    • Co-chair, Uganda UK Health Alliance
    • Member of Advisory Board, African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation