Marianne Griffiths

13 - 14 July 2020
Manchester Central


  Marianne Griffiths

Marianne Griffiths

, , Western Sussex Hospitals FT , Chief Executive

Dame Marianne Griffiths is celebrating her eleventh year as CEO of Western Sussex Hospitals. She has led the trust from its creation and within four years the organisation was awarded foundation status.  

In 2016, WSH became the first multi-site trust to be rated Outstanding by CQC and that same year Marianne was named CEO of the Year at the HSJ Awards. In December 2018, she was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to the NHS. 

In 2017, Marianne also became CEO of neighbouring Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals Trust when she entered into a three-year joint management contract to lead the teaching hospital and regional trauma centre. In 2019, BSUH was awarded a Good rating by the CQC. 

At the beginning of her career, Marianne trained as a nurse, before reading Psychology at the University of Exeter, and completing Chartered Accountancy examinations with KPMG.

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