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David Armstrong

David Armstrong

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) was formed on 1 April 2020 following the merger of University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust.

The information on this page is historic. Visit the UHBW Trust Board pages for the latest information.

David Armstrong - Non-Executive Director, Chair of the Audit Committee

David was appointed as a Non-executive Director in November 2013. After graduating from Southampton University in 1980 with First Class Honours in Mathematics and its Applications, David initially worked in the banking sector before taking up a position as a Systems Engineer with GEC-Marconi in 1983. During the early part of his career he worked internationally, both in Project Management and Function Management roles.  In 1999 he was appointed as Business Improvement, IT and Quality Director at Alenia Marconi Systems Ltd and since that time has held board level positions in a number of GEC-Marconi and BAE Systems businesses, usually with responsibility for Governance, Risk, Assurance and Improvement. During his career David has also served on a number of policy making committees including Engineering UK's Business and Industry Panel and as a Trustee of the Chartered Quality Institute. In 2014 David left the Aerospace and Defence Sector to pursue Interim and Non-executive Director roles, including a secondment as  "Head of Profession" at the Chartered Quality Institute, where he was responsible for developing the Quality Profession, both within industry and the academic sector and also through development of its individual members. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, a Fellow of the Chartered Quality Institute, a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Quality Professional.