Annual chairs' conference 2019

Delivering strong governance through collaboration

15 January 2019

110 Rochester Row

About this event

This year's chairs' conference will be an opportunity to hear form high profile speakers from across the healthcare sector, regulators and arm's length bodies. Attended exclusively by chairs from within the NHS, this event is an opportunity for delegates to network with peers and take away valuable learning which can be implemented in their roles as leaders.

Why should you attend?

Delegates that attend this event will have the opportunity to hear sessions focusing on leadership, diversity and the changing role of the chair in times of significant change and uncertainty. Operating under Chatham house rules, this event will be an chance for those that attend to discuss and debate in a closed environment while networking with peers.

Register today

 If your organisation is a member of the HFMA Chair NED and Lay Member Faculty then the cost of attending this event is included in your membership.

Please email to check your organisation's membership status and reserve your place.


110 Rochester Row, Rochester Row, London, SW1P 1JP

 Opening keynote address

Peter Wyman CBE DL, Chair, Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Reflections on a first year as a chair
Baroness Dido Harding, Chair, NHS Improvement

The role of the board in diversifying NHS leadership
Simon Gilby, Chief Executive, Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust and Jagtar Singh, Chair, Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust

The changing role of a chair: collaborating across geographical patches to deliver better care
Dr Forbes Watson
Clinical Chair, Dorset CCG and Dorset ICS Clinical Reference Group Chair