Nick Carter is a specialist in Healthcare having spent 42 years in the health sector, both in the public sector for the UK National Health Service (20 years) and latterly as an independent consultant.

Nick was a high-profile Finance Director for a large acute hospital in the UK, co-authoring early additions of an Introduction to Health Service Finance, publishing several technical health accounting papers and lecturing nationally and internationally on Public-Private Partnerships (PPP formally PFI).

Nick’s last role in the NHS included spearheading the development of a 600 bedded new district General Hospital in the first wave of the Government’s PFI initiative (opened 2002). He was chair of the star chamber, a group formed to progress the health planning for this new hospital.

Since leaving the service, Nick has worked extensively in major PPP projects in the UK and internationally, acting for special purpose vehicles, funders, facilities management providers as well as advising NHS trusts.

From 1999-2005, Nick led the health planning and design solution winning the project to build the Oxford Churchill Cancer Centre, a center providing tertiary cancer care for a population of 2 million.

In the last few years, Nick has successfully led the design and build part of a bid for a private provider to provide 70% of NHS England’s PET CT services.

Nick has also worked with Varian from 2005 to 2018, the world’s leading provider of radiation oncology and proton therapy, as the expert on PPP, working on proposals at government level to provide radiation oncology facilities on a country-wide basis in Kenya, Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, and Thailand.

Nick’s background in healthcare, his knowledge of planning oncology solutions, and commercial experience provides a unique skill set in developing cancer solutions.