Senior leadership team

Our senior leadership team is responsible for leading our vision and strategy, developing and approving commissioning plans, overseeing the commissioning process and overseeing the operating plans for our CCG.

The senior leadership team is made up of GP’s and members of the management team:

  • Helen Hirst, chief officer
  • Dr James Thomas, clinical chair
  • Dr Sohail Abbas, deputy clinical chair and strategic clinical director of population health and wellbeing
  • Liz Allen, strategic director of organisation effectiveness
  • Dr Louise Clarke, strategic clinical director of strategy and planning
  • Nancy O’Neill, deputy chief officer and strategic director of transformation and change
  • Dr Junaid Azam, strategic clinical director of transformation and change
  • Ali Jan Haider, strategic director of keeping well at home
  • TBC, strategic clinical director of keeping well in the community
  • Dr Dave Tatham, strategic clinical director of keeping well in hospital
  • Robert Maden, chief finance officer
  • Dr Taz Aldawoud, chief clinical information officer
  • Michelle Turner, strategic director of quality and nursing

The senior leadership team are also supported by a number of associate clinical directors and clinical leads.

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