Dr Paul Grundy (United Kingdom)

Dr Grundy has significant experience in leadership at a local and national level and is currently in the middle of his consultant career, having worked as a consultant neurosurgeon for 14 years. The position presently involves a split job plan working half time in leadership and management roles, including leading neurosciences, trauma and orthopaedics, radiology, cardiovascular and thoracics in Southampton.

Dr Gundry works closely with national bodies and is presently Vice-President of the British Neuro-Oncology Society and an elected Council member of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons. Also, widely known nationally in neurosurgery and oncology and able to communicate and deliver on complex and controversial issues.

One of the main areas of clinical expertise is neuro-oncology and Dr Grundy has developed a reputation for improving pathways, value and efficiency and pushing the agenda of sub-specialisation and low volume surgery. The major changes in neurosciences with changing pathways, such as mechanical thrombectomy, are very familiar and part of the experience within previous national and local roles.

Dr Gundry continues to embrace change and service improvement and value going forward, always putting the patients first.