Garrett Emmerson appointed CEO of London Ambulance Service
By Saxton Bampfylde
Garrett Emmerson, Transport For London’s former Chief Operating Officer for Surface Transport, has been appointed as Chief Executive of the capital’s ambulance service.
Garrett replaces Andrew Grimshaw who left to become the Chief Financial Officer at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
London Ambulance Service Chairman, Heather Lawrence OBE, said: “Garrett brings a wealth of experience of management, leadership and logistics in the capital.
“He’ll work with me, the board and executive colleagues to build on improvements we have already made for the benefit of our patients.”
Emmerson said: “I am tremendously pleased to be joining the Service at such an important time for the organisation and am looking forward to the challenges and meeting frontline, support and control room staff and learning more about the valuable jobs they do to care for Londoners every day.”