Director of Finance and Strategy University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Susan is currently Director of Finance and Strategy at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust; one of the largest teaching hospitals in the UK. In this role she leads the deliverables of finance, strategy and planning. She also has a key leadership role in a combined group of corporate and clinical directors.
Prior to this role Susan was the Associate Director for Commissioning, Costing, and Information and was the Trust lead and regional advisor in the implementation of Payment by Results.
Susan is a qualified accountant and previously worked at University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust in a variety of roles following her completion of the NHS Graduate Training Scheme. Of note was her time on the Birmingham New Hospital Project where she was responsible for both capacity models and revenue costing models for the New Hospital.
She has a strong interest in the value equation in NHS Finance, and sees the interplays of added value and removal of non value adding activities to achieve best possible value as fundamental in the future development of NHS Costing.