John Thompson - Chair of Healthwatch Richmond (non-voting)

John Thompson 2018-04-11T15:48:25+00:00

John Thompson is a former civil servant who has lived in East Sheen for over 30 years. He is Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Richmond Carers Centre and was a Non-Executive Director on NHS Boards in South West London (including Richmond Primary Care Trust and Croydon University Hospital) for 8 years.

He is Co-Chair of the England Vision Strategy – a coalition of the leading eye health and sight loss organisations and professions delivering a plan for change across the entire pathway. He is Chair of the Lay Advisory Panel, a Lay Trustee and a Council member of the College of Optometrists, and a Trustee of VISION 2020 and the Thomas Pocklington Trust.