Sharon Drake is Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Clinical Quality and Research at the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA).  She is responsible for an ambitious programme of healthcare improvement and patient safety, which includes the development and delivery of national clinical guidelines and accreditation, national clinical audits and QI programmes and projects.

Sharon has worked in the education and healthcare sector for the last 24 years, both as an educator and a senior manager.  The last seventeen years have been spent working at Board level with two of the largest medical Royal Colleges.

Sharon is also the College Director for the newly developing Centre for Perioperative Care, a cross-specialty centre dedicated to the promotion, advancement and development of perioperative care, for the benefit of both patients and the healthcare community.

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Trustee of the British Institute of Radiology