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Mel Coombs MBE

Chief Executive, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust

Mel became Chief Executive of Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust in January 2021, after previously serving as Chief Nurse, Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive.

As a registered nurse, Mel brings extensive Board level experience to the role and 36 years’ experience of working in the NHS.  She has held a number of national positions, which included Chair of the National Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Nurse Directors Forum.

She held the role of Director of Nursing, Quality, and Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust for seven years before joining the Trust in October 2019.