Paula Tinniswood


Paula Tinniswood became the Trust’s Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer in December 2021.

Paula has a breadth of experience as a healthcare director in various senior leadership roles across acute, community and the wider system, including the independent sector. Roles have included Director of Operations, Director of Transformation, Chief Strategy Officer and whilst in the independent sector, Chief Executive Officer. 

Paula is responsible for leading the Trust’s improvement journey through the Patient First programme, which is a process of continuous improvement that is all about giving frontline staff the freedom to identify opportunities for positive, sustainable change.