Sheila Stenson

Sheila Stenson
Executive Director of Finance, Kent and Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust

Sheila is an experienced senior finance professional who has fulfilled a variety of roles during her career in the NHS. She has a proven track record of working within financially challenged Trust’s and has worked for South London Healthcare NHS Trust (SLHT) Medway Foundation Trust (MFT) and most recently, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW).

Sheila is a Chartered Management Accountant and has over fifteen years’ experience in NHS Providers. She has led and been part of significant change in her NHS career, which includes service redesign, transformation, successful restructuring, implementing financial systems and governance and developing robust financial processes and controls. She joined KMPT from MTW where she was Deputy Director of Finance for Financial Performance. In this role Sheila and her team focused on supporting MTW to undertake an extensive efficiency programme by creating and setting a clear vision as well as promoting a culture of putting finance at the heart of all decision making. 

She was awarded HFMA Deputy Director of Finance of the Year 2016.

Sheila graduated from the University of Sussex with a BA Honors Degree in Business Studies.

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