Appointed to current role: June 2018
Experience and expertise: Prior to his current position, Dr Paul Williams served as Managing Director and Programme Director for Centre for Health and Disability Assessments (CHDA).
Dr Williams graduated from Leeds Medical School in 1987, before becoming a full-time GP in 1992. His interest in the impact of health on work — and of work upon health — led him to retrain in occupational medicine in 2001.
His extensive track record in high-profile clinical leadership roles includes the NHS, forensic medicine, Jaguar Land Rover, local government, policing and JCB.
Dr Williams recently stepped down from teaching postgraduate students in occupational medicine for Manchester University, but he continues to mentor future clinical service leaders within Maximus and the wider occupational medicine community.
Hobbies and interests: Paul is a keen cyclist, enjoys open water swimming and has an interest in digital technology.
Other appointments or memberships: Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). Fellow of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM), Past President of the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) and Member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).