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Wirral University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

David McGovern DL, Director of Corporate Affairs

David was appointed as Director of Corporate Affairs in September 2021 following a number of years working in senior positions across sectors.

Prior to joining Wirral University Teaching Hospital, David was the Group Company Secretary at the ForViva Group.

David has worked in a number of sectors spanning over 30 years from his first job in Local Government. As well as roles in Local and Central Government (as a Home Office Adviser) during his career he has worked in a variety of senior roles in such diverse areas as Policing, Transport, Housing and the Private and Charity Sectors.

David is passionate about public service and supporting diverse communities and he believes that the way organisations are governed can play a significant role in service delivery. David also has a passion for volunteering and has been on the Boards of several charities and supports a number of charities in developing their Boards and Constitutions. Much of his charity work has been focused on equalities and in particular organisations that support the LGBT+ community.

David is a proud Salfordian and is currently a Deputy Lieutenant in Greater Manchester.