Paul Burstow Paul Burstow is a social policy entrepreneur & thought leader. He chairs the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust and is Professor of Health & Social Care at City University, London. Between 1997 and 2015 he was Liberal Democrat MP for Sutton and Cheam. He served as the Minister of State for Care Services between 2010 and 2012. In the latter role he covered a wide range of social policy issues including mental health, adult social care, carers, personal health budgets, safeguarding vulnerable adults, end of life care and long term conditions.