Mark Newbold

Chief Executive, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Mark Newbold chaired the NHS Confederation’s Hospitals Forum and is Chief Executive of the Heart of England Foundation Trust, a large foundation trust running three acute hospitals and community services in the Midlands. He originally qualified as a doctor and practised as a Consultant Histopathologist for sixteen years. Mark is interested in new models for creating viable and sustainable acute hospitals, and believes that acute organisations have a greater role to play in improving the public health. He is passionate about developing a more open, accessible and collaborative leadership style within the NHS, and using the new social media channels to support this.