Lee joined Chesterfield in August 2017. His role covers finance, procurement, estates and facilities, ICT and the Chesterfield Royal Hospital Charity. He is also the finance director lead for the Derbyshire STP. Lee has worked in the NHS, since 1993, in a number of finance roles, in Devon, Hampshire, Surrey, London and Derbyshire. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy.
Prior to this role he worked at NHS Improvement, where he was the business director for London. In addition to oversight of London trusts, he was involved in a number of national policy areas. Prior to moving to the NHS Improvement, Lee was director of finance and performance at Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, for seven years.
Lee is a Trustee of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, and sits on HFMA's Policy and Research Committee. Lee is also a trustee and honorary treasurer of Women’s Work, a Derbyshire based charity. In addition, he is also currently pursuing a professional doctorate at Keele University, in their Public Policy and Management faculty.