Director of Improvement, the Health Foundation

Will Warburton

What I do

Will Warburton is Director of Improvement at the Health Foundation. Will has responsibility for the Health Foundation’s largest share of charitable spend, on programmes and fellowships, as well as testing and scaling proven quality improvement in health care - in particular in the areas of safety and person-centred care.


Will was previously Operational Director at the Centre for Health Policy in the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College London, and Forum Director for the World Innovation Summit for Health, an initiative of the Qatar Foundation. Prior to this, Will was the Head of Operations for Women’s and Children’s services at St. Mary’s Hospital and Queen Charlotte and Chelsea Hospitals in London, where he also undertook a GenerationQ Fellowship - a postgraduate program in leadership and quality improvement in healthcare supported by the Health Foundation.