Sharon Drake

Sharon Drake
Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Director of Clinical Quality and Research

Sharon Drake is Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Clinical Quality and Research at the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

She is responsible for an ambitious programme of healthcare improvement and research, which includes the development and delivery of national clinical guidelines and accreditation, national clinical audits and QI programmes. Sharon has worked in the education and healthcare sector for the last 25 years, both as an educator and a senior manager.

Sharon is also the College Director for the Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC), a cross-specialty centre dedicated to the development of perioperative care for the benefit of patients and the healthcare community. She provides strategic leadership of the CPOC and is responsible for the delivery of a cross-organisational programme of work to embed perioperative care in the NHS.

Sharon is currently a member of the Professional Records Standards Body’s Advisory Board and a member of the British Institute of Radiology’s Education Committee.

Register of Interests

  • Member of Advisory Board, Professional Records Standard Body
  • Member of Education Committee, British Institute of Radiology
  • Member of SafeFit Project Board