Mr Webster is currently the chief executive of Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust (LCHT), an innovative NHS trust and integration pioneer. Joining the NHS Confederation is the next phase in a 23-year career that spans local, regional and central organisations and experience of all health service sectors. He will take up the post of NHS Confederation chief executive in February 2014.Sir Andrew will join the board of the NHS Confederation while remaining as chief executive of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He has spent more than 20 years as a chief executive within the health service. He has held senior positions at national, regional and local levels including the Department of Health.