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Robert Woolley

Robert WoolleyRobert Woolley - Chief Executive 

Robert has been Chief Executive of University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust since 2010. He joined the Trust Board in 2002 and held the Performance Management and then the Corporate Development portfolios, overseeing the expansion of the Bristol Dental Hospital, the construction of the Bristol Heart Institute and the creation of the 10 year plan which committed over £200 million of strategic capital investment. He was project director for the Trust's successful application for Foundation status in 2008.

Robert joined the NHS as a planner at the Royal London Trust in 1992. At Barts and the London NHS Trust, he was head of strategic planning and assistant director for the redevelopment of the Royal London Hospital before taking general management roles in children's services and clinical support services. Robert read English at Lincoln College, Oxford, and holds an MBA with distinction from Bath University.