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Paul Mears

Chief Executive, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Paul Mears has been Chief Executive of Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board since September 2020.  Paul is the national CEO lead in the Welsh NHS for innovation and also leads the delivery of value based healthcare across the country.

Prior to this role Paul spent two years as independent management consultant advising a number of clients in both the public and private healthcare sector as well as digital healthcare businesses.  This included is working as a Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company. Paul was previously Chief Executive of Yeovil District Hospital in Somerset where he established the Symphony Programme designed to integrate care across primary care, the acute hospital and community services. Paul started his NHS career in Torbay where he was instrumental in setting up Torbay Care Trust and leading the operational business of one of the first integrated community health and social care organisations in England as well as working as Chief Operating Officer at Torbay Hospital.