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Robert Woolley

Robert WoolleyRobert Woolley - Chief Executive 

Robert has been Chief Executive since 2010. He joined the Trust in 2002 as Director of Performance Management, responsible for service delivery and the achievement of key patient access targets. He took the Corporate Development portfolio in 2004, overseeing the £18 million expansion and refurbishment of the Bristol Dental Hospital, the construction of the new £60 million Bristol Heart Institute and the development of the Trust's 10 year strategic plan. 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 becoming general manager for children's services across the City and East London in 1996 and later of clinical support services across St Bartholomew's, the Royal London and the London Chest Hospitals. Robert was educated at Lincoln College, Oxford, and holds an MBA with distinction from Bath University.