WORKFORCE: Peter Wyman CBE has been named as the new chair of Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Mr Wyman, who lives in Somerset, Mr Wyman will take on the post in June.

In 2007 he was named as the fifth top financial power in the country with Ed Balls listed as number one. He is currently chair of the Somerset Community Foundation and is the Treasurer and a member of Council of the University of Bath. 

He was president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and a senior partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and was awarded a CBE for services to the accountancy profession in 2006.

Chief executive, Gavin Boyle said:  “Peter will bring many qualities to his new role including substantial leadership skills and experience, a high degree of business acumen and a personal style that I am sure that staff at every level within the hospital will find engaging. 

“I would just like to once again pay tribute to our current chair Angela Dupont and the fantastic contribution she has made to the hospital over the past 14 years.”