Dr Simon Walford was appointed Chair of the Board of Governors in November 2014.
Simon qualified in medicine at the University of Cambridge, then held medical training and research posts before arriving in Wolverhampton in 1984 as Consultant Physician with a special interest in diabetes.
He was Medical Director at the Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals before becoming a Senior Medical Adviser for the Department of Health. He now works as an independent adviser to health care organisations seeking help with service improvement.
Simon welcomes the chance to support good governance of the University, and encourages people to take advantage of the opportunities it can offer.