Chris Monk Chris became a Consultant Cardiac Anaesthetist and Intensivist at Bristol Royal Infirmary in 1989, where he worked until 2015. He was involved with NHS strategy, planning, redevelopment and changes of services, as Clinical Director and Chair of Anaesthesia, the Associate Medical Director and Head of Division for Medicine. As a clinician Chris’s focus was on putting the patient first and he was committed to improving the quality of their experience in every way he could. As a trustee at Above & Beyond he continues in this commitment to make patient experience the very best it can be. Chris joined as a trustee in July 2016 and became Chair of Trustees in May 2019. He is the nominated trustee within the charity’s Freedom to Speak Up policy.