Bernard Crump is the Chief Executive of the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement.
He qualified in medicine from the University of Birmingham in 1980. He practised as a physician and carried out clinical research in the Midlands and the South East before training in Public Health Medicine. He became Director of Public Health in South Birmingham Health Authority in 1990. He subsequently became Director of Public Health and Deputy Chief Executive of Leicestershire Health Authority and Chief Executive of the Shropshire and Staffordshire Strategic Health Authority from 2001. In 2005 he joined the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement as Chief Executive.