Nick Samuels

Executive director, strategy, communications and policy

Nick is the Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) executive director, strategy, communications and policy, having joined in 2016.  

He has worked in the UK health communications and public affairs sector for over 20 years, and has previously been director of communications for NHS trusts, national bodies and commissioning organisations, and worked in parliament. Nick spent a significant part of his career in NHS acute hospitals, including Barnet and Chase Farm, King’s College Hospital and Imperial College Healthcare, and more recently he has worked at Monitor and NHS Providers. 

He has a strong track record of working effectively with, and supporting, physicians as well as all clinical colleagues and NHS staff on patient, public, staff, stakeholder and media communication, involvement, engagement and consultation.