External contributor / Tim Goodson

HFMA mentor

Tim is currently Chief Officer at NHS Dorset CCG, he was previously the cluster Director of Finance for NHS Dorset and NHS Bournemouth and Poole.  He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accounts (ACCA).  
Prior to his current role, Tim was Director of Finance and Performance for NHS Dorset from 2006, and Director of Finance, Performance and Planning for South West Dorset PCT for the preceding two years.  
Tim originally joined the NHS in 1995 as an internal auditor following his initial accountancy training with chartered accountancy practices in the private sector. Tim later moved into more mainstream finance functions with Dorset Community NHS Trust and North Dorset Primary Care Trust.  During Tim’s carer in the NHS he has had a broad range of executive lead responsibilities including Finance, Performance, Information, Deputy CEO, Commissioning, Primary Care, Sustainability, Support Services, IM&T, Risk Management, Estates and Capital Planning.