Roy Lilley is an established, independent health policy analyst, writer, broadcaster and commentator on health and social issues. Previously, a Visiting Fellow at the Management School, Imperial College London. Formerly at the Centre for Health Services Management at the University of Nottingham. He also provides consultancy to NHS organisations and the companies that have services and products for the health service.
He was the vice-chairman of West Surrey and North East Hampshire Health Authority and formerly a member of Surrey Heath Borough Council holding the position of Mayor in 1988/89. Between 1991 and 1995, Roy was the chairman of the Homewood NHS Trust, Chertsey Surrey, a first wave Trust with responsibility for People with a Learning Disability and Mental Health problems.
Roy Lilley was a founder member of the NHS Trust Federation and held the positions of Chairman of the Supplies and Purchasing Standing Committee and Chairmanship of the Standing Committee on HR Issues.
He has been a member of the NHS Steering Group on women's issues and a member of the NHS Training Executive's Group on training Boards and Non-Executive Directors.
He is the author of over twenty books on health and health service management.
He was appointed a Trustee of the Patient Choice initiative.