Steve Williamson has been named as the new chief executive for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT).
Williamson is an experienced NHS and health service chief executive. He is currently working in Australia where he is chief executive of Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service, a role he has held since January 2017.
He was also previously chief executive and chief operating officer at South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust and has also worked at a senior level at University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.
RCHT Chairwoman, Dr Mairi Mclean said, “We’re delighted to be announcing Steve Williamson’s appointment and look forward to welcoming him in the New Year.
“He brings valuable senior leadership and operational management experience from both here in the UK and overseas, which I have no doubt will complement the strengths of the existing team at RCHT.”