Our Board

The Health Services Safety Investigations Body (HSSIB) is an independent arms-length body of the Department of Health and Social Care, governed by our Board.

Our Board is made up of people from diverse backgrounds, including healthcare, law, finance and IT. They bring with them different experience and perspectives that support HSSIB’s mission. They are actively involved in our strategic development and performance management.

The Board is led by Ted Baker, Chair. He is joined by five non-executive directors and four executive directors.

Role and responsibilities

The role and key responsibilities of our Board include:

  • Set HSSIB’s strategic direction.
  • Provide ideas and challenge organisational thinking.
  • Foster a supportive, collaborative and inclusive culture across the organisation.
  • Seek assurance that HSSIB is delivering its strategy and managing risk satisfactorily.
  • Ensure that performance is managed effectively.
  • Ensure the organisation meets its legal duties and external obligations.

Board members

Non-executive directors

Our non-executive directors are:

Executive directors

Our executive directors are:

Meetings and papers

Our Board is committed to accessibility, openness and transparency. We hold our meetings at host organisations across England and encourage our healthcare sector colleagues and the public to attend and observe.

Next meeting

The next HSSIB Board meeting takes place online on Tuesday 9 April 2024.

Future meetings

Confirmed future Board meeting dates:

  • Thursday 2 May 2024 at Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Board, Flitwick.
  • Thursday 27 June 2024 at NHS Somerset Integrated Care System, Yeovil.
  • Wednesday 14 August 2024 at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.

Register to attend a Board meeting

Past meetings

  • Thursday 8 February 2024 at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol. 08/02/2024 Board papers (accessible PDF).
  • Thursday 7 December 2023 at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, Derby. 07/12/2023 Board papers (accessible PDF).
  • Thursday 5 October 2023, online meeting.