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Nick Pahl


Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM)

Nick is CEO of the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM), the largest and oldest nationally recognised professional organization of individuals with an interest in health and work.  SOM advances knowledge and increases awareness to influence the future of occupational health and the health of people in or returning to work. SOM’s Patrons are Lord Blunkett, Dame Carol Black, Lord Popat and Sir Norman Lamb.

Nick has held senior posts in the NHS, Hospice UK and Marie Stopes International. He has completed a Windsor Leadership Trust and ACEVO next generation CEO training, a diploma in management, a degree in Economics and an MSc in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He has been a Trustee of THET and is currently Trustee of the British Geriatric Society and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. Nick is the Chair of ROSPA’s National Occupational Health and Safety Committee. In 2022 Nick became an honorary member of the Faculty of Public Health.