Rt Hon Paul Burstow
Health and care thought leader, former Care Minister
Paul Burstow has a wide range of experience of government and public service.
Paul served as Minister of State for Care Services, where he had an extensive brief. His areas of responsibility included care for the elderly, adult social care, mental health and learning disability programmes. He was also responsible for reforming social care law and drafting the government’s mental health strategy.
Paul has also chaired two year-long independent commissions, one on mental health with the think-tank Centre Forum, another on the Future of Residential Care with the think-tank Demos.
Currently Paul chairs the Tavistock and Portman NHS FT, is senior advisor to the TSA and Chairs the National Advisory Board of the Design Council’s Transform Ageing project.