Sultan is the appointed Director of Healthcare for BT Enterprise and is the leader of the company’s healthcare business. He is an experienced executive with a passion for innovation and has had a distinguished career in the NHS spanning two decades and is a respected figure in health technology circles in the UK and internationally. 

Prior to this role Sultan was Chief of Innovation, Integration and Research at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust (RWT) and before that at NHS England. He led pioneering work in integration across the care spectrum in primary, community and acute care and developed some of the most impactful live clinical datasets at a placed based level. Sultan is enthusiastic about care providers working collaboratively and using technology enabled methods to manage patient care in an anticipatory way. To this end he has worked closely to develop partnerships with the commercial sector, patient groups and clinical teams to enable evidence-based innovation. 

In addition to his day job, he supports clinical teams to lead authentically and break down cultural barriers to enable anticipatory care and digital transformation.  Sultan has a high energy, high commitment approach to the NHS and regularly invests time in supporting emerging leaders and in health care achieve their career and service goals.

In 2018 he was chosen as one of the 100 vibrant faces of the UK economy by Grant Thornton and in 2019 Sultan joined the Advisory Board of the Centre for Health and Social Care Leadership at the HSMC, University of Birmingham. He is also a Honorary Professor at the University of Keele, School of Medicine and is a visiting Professor at Birmingham City University.