Andrew Corbett-Nolan FIQA CQP

Chief Executive


Andrew Corbett-Nolan is the Chief Executive of GGI, and has worked in healthcare since joining the NHS in 1987. He specialises in board development work, and some of the more complex governance reviews that GGI undertakes.

He has led many of the important programmes of work undertaken by GGI, including the development of the new governance arrangements for Clinical Research Networks, the review of the Welsh Healthcare Specialist Services Commissioning, the development of the Good Governance Handbook and the development of governance review tools for NHS England.

Andrew was the first Director for Health Services Accreditation, the in-house accreditation service for the NHS, Development Director at the King’s Fund, Chief Executive of the Health and Social Care Quality Centre, National Head of Healthcare Consulting at Bentley Jennison, and Development Director of the Commissioning Institute. He was a Non-Executive Director at Central and North West London Mental Health NHS FT, the Lay Panel Chair for Governance at South London Healthcare NHS Trust under the TSA regime, Vice Chair of the Terrence Higgins Trust, a Trustee of Health Unlimited and is a Non-Executive Director of the UK Public Health Register. He served as European Secretary for the Joint Commission International and International Consultant for COHSASA in Cape Town. He is Director of the Governance Office for the European Society for Quality in Healthcare and a Member of the European Healthcare Futures Forum.

After studying medieval history at York University, Andrew went on to study accountancy (London), business (Brighton) and social policy (Brighton). He is a Chartered Quality Professional, a Fellow of the Purchase Society, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, a Fellow of the Chartered Quality Institute, a Member of the Institute of Healthcare Management and a Member of the Institute of Directors.

Outside work Andrew connects a range of eclectic interests such as opera and travel; and food and fitness. He is very slowly writing a book about footnote characters in history such as Prince Felix Yusupov and Maundy Gregory.


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