Dr Sylvia Tang is a highly trained Consultant Adult Psychiatrist, based in London. Her areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, psychosis, emotional instability, eating disorders, OCD and PTSD. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. She started her first Consultant post in 2001 at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust, where she also became Medical Director and Deputy Chief Executive. From 2001 to 2014 she worked in an inner London community, inpatient wards and crisis team.
She joined Priory Group as Group Medical Director in 2014, becoming Chief Executive of Priory Healthcare. In 2020 she was appointed as Chief Executive of Huntercombe Group to lead the sale and then Chief Executive of Active Care Group in April 2021. She held NED roles at Vision Mental Health 2012-14 and Smart TMS 2019-2022. She left Active Care Group in June 2023 to pursue a portfolio career.
She has sat on variety of committees including NHS England London Clinical Senate to review service reconfiguration in London, NHSE Mental Health Payment Steering Group and London Mental Health Strategic Clinical Network. She has served on the advisory board of a charity, advisor for Mental Health First Aid and a bereavement charity.
Sylvia has developed many leaders to take leadership roles in large corporate companies and the NHS. She has been coaching leaders since 2011, with an excellent track record of success for those she has coached to progress to their next role. She draws on her coaching training, training in psychodynamic psychotherapy, CAT, systemic therapy and her own leadership experience, using a reflective and questioning style focusing on purpose and strengths.