Chief Executive - Fiona Edwards

Appointed to post in April 2005 and Chief Executive-designate since November 2004. Fiona has led the Trust through a successful merger, becoming a Foundation Trust and forging innovative partnerships to deliver our clinical strategy. Her health service career began in 1994 at West Berkshire Priority Care Services NHS Trust where she was Executive Director responsible for Human Resources and major change programmes.

Fiona’s private sector career spanned 10 years within the manufacturing sector as a human resources professional (within the Allied Lyons Group) and latterly Director of Human Resources for a medium-sized manufacturing company (ACCO Rexel Ltd). Fiona is also Chair of Cruse Bereavement Care.

Qualifications: MA in English (St Andrews) and post graduate professional qualifications in Personnel Management. INSEAD Advanced General Management.