Appointed March 2016


  • Non-executive director of Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust since 2008, serving as deputy chairman and senior independent director there since 2011.
  • Previously, Finance Director Europe & Asia Pacific division of Premier Farnell PLC. The division comprised over twenty businesses across Europe and Asia with a turnover in excess of £400 million.
  • Finance Director and Company Secretary of National Tyres and Autocare
  • Executive Director of Finance GUS Catalogue Order Ltd.
  • Has also been employed by The Co-operative Bank plc , and Price Waterhouse & Co.
  • Extensive general and financial management experience in the private sector.


  • BA (Hons) Leeds University.
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA)