Belinda Weir has more than twenty five years' experience as a director, coach, strategist and facilitator in health care settings, and across public, private and non-profit organisations in the UK.
Before joining The King's Fund, Belinda worked in the commercial sector for a leading management consultancy and as a partnership development manager for the world's leading pharmaceutical company, after graduating from Manchester Business School in 2000.
Prior to this, her career was in the non-profit sector, where she was Chief Executive of Community Options, a medium-size housing and care organisation for people with mental health problems, for eight years.
Belinda is an experienced leadership and organisational development consultant, and works at board and senior executive level in the NHS and in the private sector, with CCGs, community providers, acute trusts and social enterprises and regional networks, as well as in the pharmaceutical industry. She has a particular interest in links between organisational language and culture, in supporting women in leadership positions in the NHS and in developing collaborative leadership approaches to support whole health systems working.
Belinda was the Deputy Chair of Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust until her term of office ended in 2011. Between 2002 and 2007, Belinda was a university lecturer at the Open University Faculty of Health and Social Care. She has an MA from Edinburgh University in Sociology, and an MBA from Manchester Business School. Belinda is a qualified MBTI and Firo-B practitioner, and qualified in Prince 2 in 2009. She is also a visiting fellow at the Department of Business and Enterprise at the University of Suffolk.