Ian Trenholm

Page last updated: 7 June 2024

Ian Trenholm has been our Chief Executive since August 2018.

Ian was Chief Executive of NHS Blood and Transplant from 2014 until his appointment as our Chief Executive in 2018.

He was previously Chief Operating Officer at the Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), a role which included being the Department’s Digital Leader.

Prior roles included Chief Executive of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead and Strategic Director for Resources at Buckinghamshire County Council.

Ian began his career as an Inspector in the Royal Hong Kong Police Service. He then served with the Surrey Police for four years before moving to the commercial sector.

Ian has a degree in Geology from Goldsmiths’ College London and an MBA from Durham University Business School.

You can follow Ian on Twitter: @ict22

Declaration of interests

Ian and his wife use medical services in Oxfordshire

Ian’s son works for PwC, who supply some consulting services to CQC, and he uses medical services in the Croydon area

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Ian Trenholm, Chief Executive