Rob Webster is chief executive at South West Yorkshire Partnership Foundation Trust.
He joined SWYPFT as Chief Executive from the NHS Confederation in May 2016. He is a visiting professor at the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences at Leeds Beckett University. He was awarded Fellowship of the Queen’s Nursing Institute in 2014 and is also a Fellow of the Royal College of GPs and the RSA.
He has worked in healthcare since 1990, taking on national leadership roles in the NHS Confederation as CEO; in the Department of Health as a director on policy, transformation and delivery. He was a director in the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit in the Cabinet Office and in a successful national public/private partnership.
He has also chaired the aspirant Community Foundation Trust Network, the Technical Advisory Group on NHS Allocations & the Foundation Trust Network Community Services Group. He also served as a trustee of Mencap for ten years.