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Mark Yates

Mark Yates - Non Executive Director

Mark Yates joins us as non-executive director at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. 

Following a full career Mark retired from the fire service in 2016. For the last six years of his career, in the position of CEO/Chief Fire Officer, he led Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service and also worked on many national level initiatives including leading the Chief Fire Officers' Association Health and Safety reference. During Mark's professional career he gained a reputation as being operationally focussed whilst driving organisational improvements and delivering significant efficiency gains.

Mark is involved in his local community as both a school governor and a Board member of the Worcestershire Community Foundation. 

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