Bob Klaber is a Consultant General Paediatrician & Director of Strategy, Research & Innovation at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London, UK. Bob trained as an educationalist alongside his postgraduate paediatric training in London and has a strong interest in individual and systems learning, quality improvement, behavioural insights work, leadership development and kindness. He has completed a mixed methods MD researching leadership approaches in healthcare.
In 2015 Bob set up a team who continue to drive an ambitious project to create a culture of continuous quality improvement across Imperial, has worked as Deputy Medical Director and has led work on the development and implementation of the Trust’s new organisational strategy. In his current director role he is responsible for strategy, research, innovation and improvement across Imperial.
Bob is also a strong advocate for child health and co-leads the Connecting Care for Children (CC4C) integrated child health programme in North West London www.cc4c.imperial.nhs.uk , which is focused on developing whole population integrated care models of care and learning within paediatrics and child health.
Bob is also a member of the NHS Assembly and is part of the Secretary of State’s Healthtech Advisory board.Keynote IV: Kindness – where health and care starts