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Our Board

St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is managed by a Board of Directors, consisting of Executive and Associate Executive Directors, who are full time managers and Non-Executive Directors who are independent and come from other walks of life.

It is the Trust Board's responsibility to lead the Trust and set the direction for delivering our vision '5 star patient care'. Their most important priority is to ensure that the services delivered to patients are safe and effective.

Please click here to view Trust Board structure

Trust Board

Ann Marr Chief ExecutiveAnn Marr - Chief Executive

The Chief Executive is the Trust's accountable officer with overall responsibility for the performance of the organisation. The Chief Executive is supported by the Executive Directors and other senior managers to deliver the Trust's corporate objectives.

Richard Fraser - ChairmanRichard Fraser - Chairman

The Chairman of the Trust Board is a non-executive appointment, and is responsible for leading the Board and ensuring that the Trust fulfills its legal and financial obligations.

Executive Directors

Anne-Marie Stretch - Anne-Marie has over 25 years’ experience in the NHS, she is Director of Human Resources and was appointed Deputy Chief Executive in 2003.Anne-Marie Stretch
Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Human Resources

Anne-Marie has over 25 years’ experience in the NHS, she is Director of Human Resources and was appointed Deputy Chief Executive in 2003.

Sue Redfern - Director of Nursing, Midwifery and GovernanceSue Redfern - Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Governance

Sue was appointed Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Governance in 2013 and has over 30 years nursing experience.
 

Rowan Pritchard Jones - Medical Director, Consultant Plastic SurgeonProfessor Rowan Pritchard Jones - Medical Director, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Rowan trained in Bristol as a Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon with a special interest in skin cancer, Rowan has worked all over the world, earning his Fellowship in the United States and working with the US Army Trauma Team, performing cleft reconstruction in the Nepalese Himalayas, to serving as a British Military Surgeon.

Nikhil Khashu - Director of Finance and Information
Nikhil Khashu - Director of Finance and Information

Nik has 18 years’ experience in the NHS and was appointed Director of Finance in 2015

Associate Executive Directors

The Associate Executive Directors support the Trust Board in delivering the corporate objectives
Rob Cooper Director of OperationsRob Cooper - Director of Operations & Performance

Rob has over 20 years’ experience in the NHS, he was appointed Director of Operations & Performance in December 2016.
 

Christine Walters - Director of InformaticsChristine Walters - Director of Informatics

Christine has 20 years’ experience in the NHS and was appointed Director of Informatics in 2015

 

Tiffany Hemming - Director of transformationTiffany Hemming - Director of Transformation

Tiffany served in the British Army for more than 20 years in Defence Medical Services, before her appointment as Director of Transformation in 2017.
 

Nicola Bunce Director of Corporate ServicesNicola Bunce - Director of Corporate Services

Nicola has worked in the NHS in a variety of different roles for nearly 30 years. She was appointed to the substantive role of Director of Corporate Services in January 2018.

Non-Executive Directors

Gill Brown - Non-Executive DirectorGill Brown - Non-Executive Director

Gill is Chair of the Quality Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee. Gill is Chair of the Quality Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Ian Clayton  Non-Executive DirectorIan Clayton - Non-Executive Director

Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Finance & Performance and Remuneration Committee. Ian is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Finance and Performance Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Val Davies - Non-Executive Director
Val Davies - Non-Executive Director

Member of Quality and Charitable Funds Committee, Member of Quality and Charitable Funds Committee.


 

Jeff Kozer  Non-Executive Director
Jeff Kozer - Non Executive Director

Chair of Finance & Performance. Member of Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee. Jeff is Chair of Finance & Performance and a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Paul Growney - Non-Executive Director
Paul Growney - Non-Executive Director

Paul is Chair of the Charitable Funds Committee and a member of the Finance and Performance Committee and the Remuneration Committee. 

Lisa Knight  Non-Executive DirectorLisa Knight - Non-Executive Director

Lisa is an Associate member of the Trust Board. She is a member of the Quality Committee, the Charitable Funds Committee and an associate member of the Remuneration Committee.
 



 
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