Dr Jonathan Shapiro

Jonathan, who practiced medicine for many years, has been involved in senior leadership working alongside organisations throughout the care industry, both in the UK and overseas.

He brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and understanding of healthcare organisations to his new roles at Jewish Care. His experience includes non- executive leadership; consultancy in fields including organisational development and change management, policy development and service evaluations; University academia; and clinical medicine as a GP for many years.

Jonathan was previously the founding Chair of Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust. In addition to being the Chair of the training charity Education for Health for over ten years, Jonathan is currently a Trustee and volunteer for the Samaritans in Birmingham, and a Trustee at both St Mary’s Hospice and John Taylor Hospice as they merge to form one of the largest hospice organisations in the UK.