Chief Operating Officer, UHB
Jonathan joined Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) in September 2014 as Director of Operations and was appointed to the Board of Directors in March 2015. When UHB and HEFT merged in April 2018, Jonathan became the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull hospitals. On 1 April 2019 he was appointed COO for the whole Trust and is responsible for the day to day running of its 4 hospitals, Birmingham Chest Clinic, Solihull Community Services and a number of ‘satellite’ units.
He joined the NHS in 1992 as a trainee paramedic in Worcestershire working clinically for 12 years before moving into management full time. He graduated from the University of Worcester with a Masters’ degree in management studies in 2007 and has worked in senior leadership roles in a number of Acute Hospital Trusts, regional Ambulance Services and the National Intensive Support Team.