CQC Board appoints Ian Trenholm as new Chief Executive

Ian Trenholm has been appointed as CQC’s new Chief Executive and will take over the role from Sir David Behan when he leaves in July.

Ian Trenholm said: "I am really pleased to be joining the Care Quality Commission at a time of challenge for both health and social care. I look forward to working with the CQC team to build on the strong foundations already in place, creating innovative methods of assuring safe and effective care for all."

Sir David Behan will remain in post until July. The appointment of Ian Trenholm was made by the non-executive members of CQC’s Board following open competition.