I am a strong strategic leader, experienced in operating in complex environments with outstanding communication and engagement skills, credibility, integrity and a track record of delivering organisational objectives. My experience is consolidated by post graduate academic study including a masters degree in Public Sector Management. I have been undertaking Director level positions for more than twenty years and Board level since 2015. I have significant experience of development and implementation of strategic business plans and of developing partnerships across organisations and sectors. I am keen to support organisations to strengthen their delivery through innovative strategy and planning, dynamic partnerships and excellent governance. I have operational and management experience in a wide range of health and social care organisations including NHS, local authority and voluntary sector, often with a focus on cross sector partnership working.
East Sussex healthcare clinical strategy, Acute and Community Trust NHS provider
I lead the development of a new clinical strategy and associated planning mechanism for the organisation which saw the organisation move from a CQC rating of inadequate to a CQC rating of Good/Outstanding.
Eastbourne Hailsham and Seaford and Hastings and Rother CCGs, NHS clinical commissioning group
I provided direction and leadership of the development and implementation of a range of clinical commissioning strategies and integrated approach to commissioning with the local authority and supported the CCGs in developing their strategic capacity and capabilities as emerging organisations.
Older peoples national service framework programme, West Sussex county council (local authority)
I led the strategic and operational development of all the domains within the Older People National Service Framework. This included National and local work on both stroke services and falls. Key achievements included developing an integrated stroke strategy for West Sussex and leading on developing the assistive technology strategy across both health and social care.