Team profiles

Tim Jones

Tim Jones

Executive Director of Workforce and Innovation

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

After graduating from University College Cardiff with a joint honours degree in History and Economics, Tim joined the District Management Training scheme at City and Hackney Health Authority based at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London. He joined The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust in 1992 as Business Manager for Medicine before taking up his first post at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust in 1995.

In 1999 he became the first Divisional General Manager for Emergency Services before being appointed as the Deputy Chief Operating Officer in 2002. Tim became the Chief Operating Officer at UHB in June 2006.

In September 2008 he was appointed to a newly-created role of Executive Director of Delivery. His key responsibilities are to lead on Strategy and Performance, Education, Research, Organisational Development and Human Resources. Following the merger by acquisition of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Tim became Executive Director of Workforce and Innovation, retaining his previous responsibilities. Tim is also a board member of the NIHR Health Service Research programme and MidTech.