Dr. Paula Franklin

Dr. Paula Franklin

Dr. Paula Franklin

UK Medical Director
Bupa

Paula studied medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College and worked as a GP before leaving clinical practice to study public health at Johns Hopkins University in the USA. Following this she worked for the Children’s Defense Fund charity in Washington DC on US health policy and legislation. On returning to the UK Paula joined Bupa and between 1996 and 2010 held a number of senior medical roles in both funding and provision businesses. Paula then joined Marie Stopes International where she was Global Medical Director. She returned to Bupa in 2013 to take up the role of UK Medical Director. In addition to her medical degree Paula has a MPH from Johns Hopkins, a MBA from London Business School, a MA in Bioethics and Medical Law and a diploma in counselling. She is a trustee of the Youth Sport Trust.