Paul Mears

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    Paul Mears

    Chief Executive

    Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Paul joined Yeovil District Hospital as CEO in May 2012.  Since joining the trust he has been developing the organisation’s strategy to build a new model for a local District General Hospital particularly focused on the development of closer integration between primary and secondary care.  Paul was also one of the founding members of the New Cavendish Group for innovative smaller hospital CEOs.

Paul previously worked as Chief Operating Officer at South Devon Healthcare and prior to this was Director of Operations at Torbay Care Trust where he was a member of the executive team which built one of the first integrated health and social care systems in the country. Prior to joining the NHS on the Gateway to Leadership programme Paul worked in the private sector in commercial roles with British Airways and Eurostar as well as in consultancy.