Lay Member for Patient and Public Involvement and Lay Deputy Chair
Bev Messinger is the Chief Executive of IOSH, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. IOSH is the world’s largest and only chartered body for safety and health professionals with over 48,000 members in over 130 countries. A registered charity it provides expertise, thought leadership, research and resources globally to reduce workplace fatalities, accidents, injury and disease. Bev is also a Board Director on the Council for Work and Health representing IOSH.
A HR/OD professional by background, Bev is a Fellow of the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) and has focussed in the last decade on major organisational transformation in local and central government, most recently as Senior Director Business Improvement at OFWAT.
Bev is an experienced Charity Trustee and Non-Executive Director having served as a Trustee at KeyRing a national charity for people with learning disabilities and until January 2019 she was a Non-Executive Director and Vice Chair at Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust, a large community and mental health trust rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC and winner of the HSJ’s Trust of the Year 2018.