William Pett

William Pett

Head of Policy, Public Affairs and Research at Healthwatch England

William Pett joined Healthwatch England as Head of Policy, Public Affairs and Research in August 2023. 

Prior to this, he spent four years at the NHS Confederation, where he led the organisation’s policy work on integration and worked closely with NHS England and government on the development of integrated care systems. 

During his time at the NHS Confederation, he also worked as the senior advisor to chief executive Matthew Taylor and undertook a secondment to Bath & North East Somerset, Swindon & Wiltshire Integrated Care Board as associate director of strategy.

He has also worked in the private sector, specialising in HIV and hepatitis C policy, and in Parliament for an MP and government minister.