Suzanne Robinson, Director of Finance and Deputy CEO, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
Suzanne Robinson joined Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust in January 2019 as the new executive director of finance. In June 2019, she was appointed joint Deputy Chief Executive.
Suzanne has over 17 years’ experience working at a senior level at a number of large acute and specialist providers as well as commissioning organisations in the North West of England.
She joined Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust from her previous role s director of finance, performance and digital at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust and finance director of Staffordshire Stoke-on-Trent sustainability and transformation partnership s a (STP).
She has a passion for finance skills development and improving the visibility and understanding of finance across the NHS; leading many of her teams to succeed in national finance awards.
In 2018 she became senior responsible officer for the Future Focused Finance Valuemakers programme which represents over 600 finance staff across the country.
Suzanne also serves as chair of the healthcare financial management association (HFMA) Mental Health Finance Faculty, which supports and represents the interests of finance professionals in organisations delivering mental health and learning disability services. This provides an opportunity to promote the mental health agenda and share common issues.