Dr Lynn Thomas joined St John Ambulance as Medical Director in November 2018. Lynn leads a small team of employees and senior volunteers in the Medical and Clinical Directorate. She sits on the Clinical Committee with the Senior Clinical Volunteers and members of the Trustees Board on behalf of the Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to joining St John, Lynn served for 27 years as a Medical Officer in the Royal Navy. She has served in both shore establishments in the UK and onboard Royal Navy ships across the world, including operational deployments. She was the first female Officer to be appointed to the rank of Surgeon Captain in the Royal Navy.
Lynn maintains her clinical competency as a Consultant Physician at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth.