Dr Mike Knapton

Dr Mike Knapton joined the British Heart Foundation in January 2006. He trained as a GP at Cambridge University, and has significant experience in Primary Care roles, especially working with heart patients. In 2002, he was elected Chairman of the Cambridge City Primary Care Trust (PCT) Professional Executive Committee, before becoming the combined PCTs’ Medical Director in 2004. As Associate Medical Director at the BHF, Mike continues to serve as a GP one day a week. He is responsible for initiating innovative programmes for all people at risk of, or affected by, heart disease, and leads the charity’s efforts to prevent disease, save lives and maximise recovery and quality of life.

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