Richard Beeken

Richard is Interim Chief Executive at the Trust and is on secondment from his role as CEO at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust where he has been for three years.

He has had several senior roles at NHS Trusts across the Black Country, including at Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust.

Richard has previously been Chief Executive at Wye Valley NHS Trust where he led the Trust out of special measures, as he has also done successfully at Walsall, along with leading the creation and implementation of the Walsall Together place-based Integrated Care Partnership with a number of partners in the town. He is committed to working collaboratively with partners at place and across Birmingham and the Black Country STP.