William Roberts

Chief of Operations
Young Executive Leaders 2022

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, United Kingdom


William Roberts has been the Director of Operations for the Division of Surgery, Anaesthetics and Critical Care in a Hospital within the UK National Health Service since August 2020. William has led emergency, elective and cancer services through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

William graduated with a master’s degree in International Health Policy (Health Economics) from the London School of Economics. William has since worked internationally in healthcare, including for the former Director General of the New Zealand health service.

William looks forward to joining the Young Executive Leaders programme to hear the experiences of others leading the way in health and social care. The programme is set to offer a wealth of insight and opportunity to learn from the best international practices.