Steve Elliott

Steve Elliott
Interim Director of Finance for Health and Social Services, Welsh Government

After completing his CIPFA training with the National Audit Office in London, Steve joined NHS Wales in 1991 as a Deputy Unit Finance Director of the Business Services Unit of South Glamorgan Health Authority. In 1994 he moved to Bridgend and District NHS Trust to take up the post of Assistant Finance Director with responsibility for management accounting. Following Trust reconfiguration in 1999, Steve became Head of Corporate Accounting of Bro Morgannwg NHS Trust, with responsibility for statutory and management financial reporting. In June 2001, Steve took up a NHS financial performance secondment in Welsh Government, and in 2004 became a permanent civil servant. After undertaking a two year secondment with Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Steve returned to Welsh Government in February 2015. He is currently Interim Director of Finance for Health and Social Services, with oversight of the £9.5 billion annual budget for health and social services in Wales.

Steve is committed to supporting personal and professional development, and played an active role in Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Wales branch for many years, acting as the branch chair and national trustee for Wales. He was made an Honorary Fellow of HFMA in December 2013.

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