Simon Corben

Simon Corben, Non-Executive Director
Simon Corben, Non-Executive Director


Non-Executive Director


Member of the Finance and Performance Committee

Member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee

Simon Corben is the Trust’s Non-executive Director in common between the Trust Board and the Board of the Trust’s wholly-owned subsidiary 2gether Support Solutions

History with the Trust

Simon joined the Trust on 1 October 2022

Professional background

Simon spent 16 years in the private sector, advising the NHS and leading a team of property, clinical planning consultants and analysts, before joining the public sector in May 2017 to lead the estates and facilities function across the NHS.

His work at NHS England included the Model Hospital System, a data-driven tool to improve patient outcomes which benchmarks quality of care, productivity and organisational culture to identify opportunities for improvement; the Health Infrastructure Programmes announced by the Prime Minister in 2019 and the NHS Estates response to the Covid-19 pandemic including the delivery of seven Nightingale hospitals and more than 3,500 critical care beds.

Other current activities

Simon is currently the Head of Profession and Director of NHS Estates and Facilities at NHS England.

Simon is an accredited Gateway Reviewer and Project Director, he understands the need for commercial, innovative, and deliverable solutions.  In his role at NHS England and a key member of the NHS Capital Approval Panels (JIC and JISC) he is using his skills and experiences to bring fresh ideas and drive to improve the quality and efficiency of estates and facilities management across the NHS.