Rosie Benneyworth

Chief Executive Officer

Rosie Benneyworth

Rosie joined the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) in August 2022 and is now the interim Chief Executive Officer of the Health Services Safety Investigations Body (HSSIB), having led the transition to the new arm’s length body.

She has a longstanding interest in improving the quality and safety of care that people receive and has held several senior leadership roles in health. This has included Chief Inspector of Primary Medical Services and Integrated Care at the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Managing Director of the Southwest Academic Health Science Network, and as a clinical commissioner with Somerset Primary Care Trust and Clinical Commissioning Group. Rosie has a background in primary care and worked as a GP in Somerset for 15 years.

Rosie has significant non-executive experience, and is currently a non-executive director on the board of University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust. She has also held roles as a non-executive director and Vice Chair of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and a Trustee of the Nuffield Trust. She is also a Trustee of the National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain.

Declaration of interests

Trustee of The Nuffield Trust, since 2023.

Non-Executive Director at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust, since 2023.

Trustee of the National Children's Orchestra, since 2021.

Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners, since 2001.

Last updated: 10 June 2024.