Dr Bell has been relieving as Executive Director at the Princess Alexandra Hospital since January 2020. He was substantively appointed to the position of Executive Director Medical Services at Princess Alexandra Hospital in April 2018. His previous appointment was the Executive Director of Medical Services at the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service from 1993 until 2013. For the last 3 years he has had Executive leadership positions at Logan and Redland Hospitals.
Dr Bell has been a surveyor with ACHS for the past 20 years and has surveyed extensively in Australia and overseas. He is the Chairperson of the ACHS Queensland and Norther Territory State Advisory Committee.