Our Board of Directors

Rob Hodgkiss

Rob Hodgkiss, Chief Operating Officer

Rob joined the Trust on 2 January 2024. Since 2016 Rob has been Chief Operating Officer at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, where he was also deputy CEO, having joined as divisional director of operations for women, neonatal, children and young people, HIV/GUM and dermatology services in 2012. Rob joined the NHS in 1992, initially working as a healthcare assistant before moving on to various junior, middle and senior management roles across London and the Midlands. Prior to joining east Kent he was also the interim chief operating officer lead for the North West London Integrated Care System.