ICB finance directors
As Healthcare Finance went to press, these appointments were confirmed:
ICB/ designate FD/CFO/ previous organisation
North East and Yorkshire: four ICBs
North East and Cumbria, Jon Connolly, North Tyneside CCG
South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw, Lee Outhwaite, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHSFT
West Yorkshire, Jonathan Webb, Wakefield CCG
North West: three ICBs
Cheshire and Merseyside, Claire Wilson, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHSFT
Greater Manchester, Sam Simpson, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHSFT
Lancashire and South Cumbria, Sam Proffitt, Lancashire and South Cumbria ICS
Midlands: 11 ICBs
Lincolnshire, Matt Gaunt, Lincolnshire CCG
Birmingham and Solihull, Paul Athey, Birmingham and Solihull CCG
Northamptonshire, Sarah Stansfield, Northamptonshire CCG
Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, Claire Skidmore Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin CCGs
Black Country, Tom Jackson, Dudley Group NHSFT
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, Paul Brown, Staffordshire and Stoke CCGs
East of England: six ICBs
Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes, Dean Westcott Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes CCGs
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Nicci Briggs Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland CCGs
Hertfordshire and West Essex, Alan Pond, Herts Valleys CCG and West Essex CCG
Norfolk and Waveney, Stephen Course, East London NHSFT
South West: seven ICBs
Bath, North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire, Gary Heneage, NHS England and NHS Improvement
Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, Sarah Truelove, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCGs
Dorset, Rob Morgan, Frimley CCG
Gloucestershire, Cath Leech, Gloucestershire CCG
South East: six ICBs
Frimley, Richard Chapman, Derby and Derbyshire CCGs
Kent and Medway, Ivor Duffy, Kent and Medway CCG
Surrey Heartlands, Matthew Knight, Surrey Heartlands CCG
Sussex, Hannah Hamilton, NHS England (south east)
London: five ICBs
North Central London, Phil Wells, Homerton University Hospital NHSFT
South East London, Mike Fox, Central London Community Healthcare NHST
South West, Helen Jameson, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHSFT
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Ian Moston (pictured) chief executive. Currently chief finance officer at The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust, he is expected to move to Mid Cheshire in the autumn. Finance director Russell Favager will continue as interim chief executive, while deputy finance director Ros Davies is acting director of finance.
Chris Moreton, former assistant director of commissioning and finance at NHS Wales, has been named deputy director of finance at Velindre University NHS Trust.
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Karan Wheatcroft (pictured) director of risk and improvement. She joins the trust after more than 20 years at Mersey Internal Audit Agency, latterly as executive director of operations.
James Thirgood is now finance director – financial management at Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, moving from The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, where he was deputy director of finance.
Audit Scotland has appointed Vicki Bibby chief operating officer. She is due to join the auditor in late summer from Public Health Scotland, where she is director of strategic planning and performance. She has also served as head of resources and chief finance officer at the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities.
Mike Townsend (pictured) has been named managing director of Barts Assurance, the new name for London Audit. He was regional managing director of business assurance firm TIAA. Services will be delivered through two complementary teams, Barts Internal Audit and Barts Investigation Services. The latter will oversee disciplinary cases and bullying allegations.
Nik Khashu is the new North West region director of finance. He moved to the region in April from St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. The trust has named Gareth Lawrence, previously deputy director of finance and information at the trust as director of finance and information
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