David Ellcock
Programme Director
Future-Focused Finance
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David Ellcock, Programme Director, Future-Focused Finance.
Camilla Godfrey
Programme Manager
Future-Focused Finance
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Camila Godfrey, Programme Manager, Future-Focused Finance.
Kelly Hudson
Assistant Programme Director
Future-Focused Finance
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Kelly Hudson, Assistant Programme Director, Future-Focused Finance
Sophie Rowe
Networks Manager
Future-Focused Finance
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Sophie Rowe, Networks Manager, Future Focused Finance.
Grace Lovelady
Programme Manager
Future-Focused Finance
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Programme Manager, Future-Focused Finance
Courtney Lawrence
Programme & Communications Co-ordinator
Future-Focused Finance
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Programme & Communications Co-ordinator, Future-Focused Finance
Bob Alexander
Executive Director of Resources / Deputy Chief Executive and the Chair of the FFF Finance Leadership Council
NHS Improvement
Bio
Bob has been Finance Director for the NHS Trust Development Authority since its inception having previously been Finance Director of NHS South of England cluster as part of the health reforms transition. Bob was Director of NHS Finance at the Department of Health from 2007 until 2011. There he led on NHS Financial policy and performance as well as being responsible for the national tariff programme and finance issues underpinning the Health Reform Programme. Bob was a Strategic Health Authority (SHA) Finance Director from 2002 to 2007, first with Kent and Medway SHA then with South East Coast SHA.
Paul Baumann
Chief Financial Officer
NHS England
Bio
Paul Baumann is NHS England’s Chief Financial Officer. He joined NHS London, the Strategic Health Authority, in May 2007 after 22 years of experience of international financial management and strategic leadership at Unilever. He was NHS London’s first Director of Finance and Performance and more recently held the post of Director of Finance and Investment.
Steve Clarke
Director of Finance
Health Education England
Bio
Steve was Director of Finance for NHS Midlands and East and for NHS East of England since its inception in 2006. He was previously Director of Finance & Performance for Trent SHA.
David Williams
Director General, Strategy, Finance and NHS
Department of Health
Bio
David Williams was appointed Director General of Finance at the Department of Health on 16 March 2015. The role became Director General of Finance and Group Operations in July 2016. Previously he was Director General of Finance at the Ministry of Defence (MOD) where he has held a number of senior posts.
Caroline Clarke
Director of Finance / Deputy Chief Executive and SRO for Best Possible Value
Royal Free London NHS FT
Bio
Caroline Clarke was formerly director of strategy at NHS North Central London. Prior to that she was an associate partner in KPMG's health strategy team. She has spent most of her career in NHS finance, having been director of finance at the Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and City and Hackney Primary Care Trust. Caroline has been the trust’s chief finance officer since 2011 and in 2012 she was made the finance director of the year by the Healthcare Financial Management Association. She was appointed the trust’s deputy chief executive in 2012.
Adrian Snarr
Director of Financial Control & SRO for Efficient Processes and Systems
NHS England
Bio
Adrian was appointed as NHS England Director of Financial Control in March 2017, he brings over 30 years NHS experience to the role. Adrian has held a number of senior positions within the NHS including board level positions within PCT/CCGs and Community and Mental Health organisations. He is a chartered Management Accountant.
AK Maheswaran
Consultant Anaesthetist & SRO for Close Partnering
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Bio
Ak Maheswaran is a Consultant Anaesthetist at University Hospitals of Leicester. He qualified from King's College London and trained in London and the East Midlands.
Richard Alexander
Chief Financial Officer & SRO for Skills and Strengths
Imperial College Healthcare
Bio
Richard started off his career with Mars confectionary on their management training scheme. After four years of developing his managerial skills in this role, Richard took up post in the technology industry at Zenith Data Systems. Continuing in the technology industry, Richard moved to Oracle where he worked for 16 years. The company grew throughout the internet boom, providing Richard the opportunity to diversify his experience by taking on hugely varying roles and working internationally. On a three year post in India, Richard showed his managerial capacity by setting up a 200 person Global Financial Information Centre in Bangalore which continues to service the worldwide corporation with financial analytics. In 2007, Richard moved from the private sector into the NHS when he was appointed finance director at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH). Richard was appointed chief financial officer at Imperial College Healthcare in 2015.
Loretta Outhwaite
Chief Finance Officer & SRO for Great Place to Work
Isle of Wight CCG
Bio
Loretta is a Chartered Management Accountant, with over 20 years’ experience in the NHS. Prior to joining the Isle of Wight PCT as Deputy Director of Finance in 2010, Loretta spent three years working for the States of Jersey, within the Health & Social Care and Treasury/Corporate departments. As Chief Finance Officer, Loretta’s responsibilities include finance, performance, contracting and information management and technology.
Claire Yarwood
Director of Finance & SRO for Value Makers
Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Bio
Claire Yarwood provides leadership to the network as Senior Responsible Officer for Value Makers. Claire is Director of Finance at Tameside Hospital NHS FT and has worked in the Greater Manchester Health Community for 30 years within both provider and commissioning settings. Claire has a real passion for the development of staff and therefore is the perfect person to lead the Value Maker network.
Bill Gregory
Chief Finance Officer & Member of Finance Leadership Council
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
Bio
Bill joined Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust in February 2015, as Chief Finance Officer. A Chartered Accountant with experience of working across the NHS and private sector, he has 20 years of experience as a director in healthcare for acute hospital, mental health and community service organisations. His current responsibilities include financial management, IT, estates, planning and business development in his current role. He is also member of the finance and general purpose committee at the University of Lancaster.