Fiona has been Chief Executive of AIHO since January 2013. Since joining AIHO, Fiona has been working to raise the profile of the independent sector and give it a voice in the media, in government and across the broader healthcare sector. She continues to build relationships with stakeholders such as politicians, officials, regulators, patient groups, and the media in order to highlight the economic and clinical contribution of the independent healthcare sector. Before joining AIHO, Fiona was the Chief Executive of the Hansard Society, a political research and education think tank, for five years. In addition, she has worked in education, and had roles at the Red Cross and Age UK. Fiona is a board member for the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) which is a not-for-profit organisation that collects data from independent and NHS bodies for publication. The PHIN website gives patients information to help them choose or find out more about an independent hospital.