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Carol Shillabeer

Chief Executive, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Carol Shillabeer was appointed Chief Executive of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in May 2023, previously appointed Chief Executive of Powys Teaching Health Board in March 2015, after spending five years as Nurse Director at Powys Teaching Health Board.

With a background in both senior clinical and managerial posts, Carol has varied service experience including women and children’s services, mental health and general medicine. She also has an extensive background in partnership working and is committed to shaping and delivering better services and outcomes for people as a result.  She is a former Vice Chair of the Nursing and Midwifery Council the UK regulator for nurses and midwives. Carol currently undertakes a Lead CEO role in areas such as Mental Health, Women’s Health and Complex Community Care.

She has a Masters degree in Health Service Management and is a former Florence Nightingale Foundation Leadership Scholar.