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Caroline Clarke

Emeritus Director, Caroline is the Regional Director for the NHS in London, which leads the NHS’ work in the capital and has an ambitious transformation agenda.

Caroline Clarke has been a trustee for Overcoming MS since 2017. Having stepped down from this role in July 2023 Caroline accepted an invitation to become one of the first Emeritus Directors for Overcoming MS.

Caroline is the Regional Director for the NHS in London, which leads the NHS’ work in the capital and has an ambitious transformation agenda.

Caroline was previously Group Chief Executive (2019 – 2023) and Deputy Chief Executive (2012 – 2019) at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust since 2019, leading one of the largest teaching trusts in the country.

Prior to this, Caroline held senior positions including as Finance Director at multiple NHS Trusts and as Associate Partner in KPMG’s health strategy team.

Caroline is a trustee of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), the representative body for finance staff in healthcare.

Passionate about both the NHS and London, Caroline started her NHS career as a finance trainee in 1991 and has lived in London for 35 years.