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Dr Simon Festing
Dr Simon Festing
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Dr Simon Festing is a qualified Doctor of Medicine who practised as a hospital doctor in his earlier career, Dr Festing joins the BHTA from the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOPA) where, as CEO, he steered the organisation as it supported its 1,700 strong membership.

Bringing a wealth of experience to BHTA, Dr Festing has held senior roles in a number of prestigious third sector organisations, including the British Heart Foundation, as well as in government departments where he was instrumental in establishing policy changes.

In his new role, Dr Festing will spearhead a programme of modernising the BHTA, including restructuring the association to enable it to meet the mounting challenges facing its varied membership.