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David Gurusinghe

David Gurusinghe

Deputy Director of Policy, Strategy and Transformation

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David Gurusinghe is our Deputy Director of Policy, Strategy and Transformation. After graduating from Durham University, David qualified as a lawyer specialising in clinical negligence claims before joining NHS Resolution in 2007 as a case manager. During this time, he managed the group of claims relating to the events at Mid Staffordshire and worked his way into the Technical Claims Unit, advising on high value and other complex claims.

Having initially been seconded to lead an upgrade to the organisation’s claims management system, David continued working on a range of service improvement projects and policy initiatives before taking on the newly created, Head of Business Development role in 2016. After stepping in as Interim Director of Claims Management in 2018, David took up his current role in October 2019 reporting directly into Helen Vernon, Chief Executive. David oversees the organisation’s work on a range of policy initiatives alongside the development, oversight and delivery of our strategic plans.

In his spare time, David is a keen swimmer, guitarist and budding amateur golfer.

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