Neil Smith, Executive Director of Finance / Deputy Chief Executive

Name: Neil Smith

Position: Executive Director of Finance / Deputy Chief Executive

Date of Appointment: September 2004

Membership of Board Committees:                       

  • Board of Directors
  • Executive Committee
  • Performance, Investment and Finance Committee
  • Audit Committee (attendee only)

Experience:

  •         RegionalFinanceTrainee (1985  to 1989)
  •         Senior FinanceManagerroles inacuteand community hospitals (1989 to1992)
  •         Chief FinancialPlanner, LiverpoolHealthAuthority (1992 to1995)
  •         Deputy Directorof Finance, SeftonHealthAuthority (1995 to2000)
  •         Directorof Finance, SeftonHealthAuthority (2000 to2001)
  •         NationalFinanceLeadHighSecureServices, Department ofHealth (2001 to2002)
  •         HeadofFinanceandPerformance Management Ashton, LeighandWiganPCT                (2002 to2004)
  •         Executive Director of Finance and Performance, Mersey Care NHS Trust                 (2004 to 2013)
  •         Executive Director of Resources (Deputy Chief Executive) (2013 to present)

 

Qualifications:

  • BA(Hons)
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy Qualified Accountant.

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