Our Chief Executive and leadership team implement our operational strategy, including responsibility for the day-to-day running of the service.
Mr Ron Calvert
Ron commenced as Chief Executive of Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service in 2012 bringing with him more than 20 years of health management skills and experience.
Ron is an experienced Chief Executive, having previously led England’s Doncaster and Bassetlaw National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust, which was rated in the country’s top 20 per cent.
As Chief Executive of Trafford Healthcare NHS Trust, Ron introduced a quality regime that resulted in a significant reduction in mortality rates, resulting in Trafford being rated in the top 11 hospitals in England in the Dr Foster ratings.
Prior to Trafford Healthcare, Ron served as Chief Operating Officer at Liverpool University and has a successful record of improving service quality in complex organisations with staff based on many sites, including Board level roles at UCLH (a major London teaching hospital) and University Hospitals Leicester, one of the largest hospitals in England.
Ron holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science with Honours.