Dr Simon Tanner
Dr Simon Tanner was appointed by the Chief Medical Officer to the post of Regional Director of Public Health – London and Health Adviser to the GLA in June 2007.
Previously he was Regional Director of Public Health – South Central from July 2006. Prior to that Simon was the Director of Public Health and Medical Director at the former Hampshire and Isle of Wight SHA and before that, Director of Public Health with the North and Mid Hampshire Health Authority until it was dissolved in March 2002.
Simon qualified as a doctor in 1981 and spent eight years as a Principal in General Practice before training in public health medicine.