NNUH announces interim Chief Executive
Mark Davies has been appointed as interim chief executive of Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and will take up his new role on the 4th of August.
Mark has more than twenty years’ experience working as a chief executive in NHS trusts including Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust, North Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust and in 2007/8 he was CEO at both Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust and St Mary’s Hospital Paddington NHS Trust at the same time, and played a key role in their merger to form Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
After three years at the NHS London Strategic Health Authority, Mark became chief executive of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust – the UK’s first Academic Health Science Centre – in 2011. Mark left Imperial in 2014 to join Monitor as Improvement Director.
John Fry, chairman of Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Mark to our hospitals. His experience embedding the ethos of clinical leadership and his understanding of the NHS at all levels will be enormously valuable in leading the team.”
Mark Davies said: “I am delighted to be joining Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals and am very much looking forward to working with staff, governors and stakeholders.”