Chief Executive Officer and President
Mrs Symonds assumed the role of chief executive officer (CEO) and president for BHB in April 2012. She is responsible for the strategy and operations of the entire organisation, which encompasses medical, senior care, mental health services, a range of outpatient services and all support functions. Mrs Symonds also oversaw the Acute Care Wing construction project, which was completed in 2014. Prior to becoming CEO, she held the role of deputy CEO from November 2006, 26 years after first joining BHB as a radiographer. Mrs Symonds sits on the Bermuda Health Council, and is a member of the International Women’s Forum & Leadership Foundation Bermuda Chapter and the Bermuda College Nursing Education Strategic Team. She previously served on the Bermuda Employers’ Council.