Phil Livingstone

Associate Partner

Phil Livingstone, PhD CGMA ACMA has a significant track record of delivering change at system, organisation and individual levels. He uses strong interpersonal and motivational skills to lead work in care system redesign, organisation development and leadership development, ensuring change is both ambitious and realistic. Most recently Phil has supported whole system response to COVID and service recovery efforts. Phil started his career in consulting at KPMG, during which time he was seconded to the NHS Leadership Academy.

Key areas of expertise

  • * Management of complex high-profile change programmes
  • * Supporting performance improvement programmes
  • * Working in complex stakeholder environments
  • * Development of future leaders and team coaching
  • * Supporting teams to turn complex data into meaningful information



  • * CIMA Associate
  • * ACMA
  • * CGMA
  • * PhD, Neuropharmacology, University of Bath


Example client projects


Co-ordinating ICS response to the first COVID peak, including critical care demand and capacity, mutual aid approaches and development of reporting on general acute beds, PPE and oxygen.

Supporting ICSs to work in collaboration on elective care recovery programmes from COVID, including setup of shared resource between system partners to work on challenges together.

Accelerating a client QIPP programme, by improving and building on existing plans plus frontline support to generate workforce enthusiasm and ownership of initiatives.

Designing provider initiatives to improve mental health outcomes for various population groups across an ICS, focusing on a clear case for change and co-production of proposed changes with voluntary sector, commissioner and provider partners.


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