Chief executive appointed

Wednesday 17th April 2013

Today the Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust announced that Richard Tyler has been appointed to the post of chief executive. His appointment follows a competitive recruitment process and was approved by the council of governors at its meeting last night. Richard will start work at the hospital on 1 July 2013.

Richard joins QVH from Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust where he has been chief executive since March 2011. He has more than twenty years of experience gained in a variety of posts within the NHS including roles in operational management, business and performance management and strategic planning within acute trusts, primary care trusts and at strategic health authority level.

QVH Chairman, Peter Griffiths, said: “On behalf of the non-executive directors and council of governors, I will be delighted to welcome Richard to QVH. His impressive NHS experience, leadership skills and strategic vision for QVH will, we are sure, make a significant contribution to the continued success of our hospital and its life-changing services.”

Speaking of his appointment, Richard said: “I am delighted to have been appointed as chief executive. This is an exciting and challenging time for the trust and I look forward to working with staff, patients and governors in developing its future as a centre of excellence and provider of high quality patient care.”