Chris joined the Trust as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Quality & Safety Committee in February 2019 and was reappointed in January 2022.
Chris has worked at Board level in the NHS for 22 years.
He was Director of Policy and Public Health in Health Authorities in West Sussex and then Sheffield, and subsequently for the Strategic Health Authority of South Yorkshire.
Chris is a well-known figure in population health and healthcare circles, primarily through his work as Head of the Health Inequalities National Support Team but also more recently as an independent consultant providing advisory support to the Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) agenda.
Chris is also the Doctors disciplinary NED champion / independent member for the Trust.