Dr Harriet Gordon has been a consultant gastroenterologist at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust since 2000, and leads the nutrition and alcohol teams there. She was a North East Thames trainee, and undertook MD research into alcoholic liver disease.
She is associate medical director for workforce at Hampshire Hospitals and has been British Society for Gastroenterology (BSG) workforce lead, and then director of the RCP Medical Workforce Unit.
Since then, she has continued to address the medical workforce crisis and is currently chair of the RCP Flexibility and Wellbeing Group and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Flexible Careers Committee, looking at flexible working and other opportunities throughout a medical career and into retirement.
She is also an elected councillor and trustee for the BSG. She set up the RCP Emerging Women Leaders Programme in 2018 and is an elected member of BSG Supporting Women in Gastroenterology.