Executive and Non-Executive Director Structure Chart

This details the Executive and Non-Executive Directors and their areas of responsibility.

Publication date:
01 November 2022
Date range:
November 2022 - ongoing

Executive Directors

Chief Executive

The Chief Executive is Helen Greatorex.

Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer

Sheila Stenson is Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer.

Sheila's areas of responsibility are as follows:

  • Caldicott Guardian
  • SIRO
  • Data protection officer
  • Management accounts
  • Financial accounts
  • Capital planning
  • Procurement
  • Estates and facilities
  • Performance
  • IM&T
  • Senior Information Risk Officer
  • Information governance
  • Financial planning
  • Business development

Chief Medical Officer

Dr Afifa Qazi is the Chief Medical Officer.

Afifa's areas of responsibility are as follows:

  • Responsible officer for quality and clinical effectiveness
  • Quality improvement
  • Caldicott Guardian
  • Mental Health Act
  • Medical Education
  • Pharmacy
  • Research and development
  • Clinical audit

Chief People Officer

Sandra Goatley is the Chief People Officer. 

Sandra's areas of responsibility are as follows:

  • Workforce strategy and plans
  • Learning and development
  • Organisational development¬†Strategy
  • Freedom to Speak Up

Chief Operating Officer

Donna Hayward-Sussex is the Chief Operating Officer.

Donna's areas of responsibility are as follows:

  • Operational delivery for clinical services
  • Acute
  • Community Recovery
  • Forensic and Specialist
  • Older Adults
  • Operational quality compliance
  • PALS and Complaints
  • Strategic lead for urgent mental health framework
  • Urgent care pathway
  • Veterans
  • Learning disability and autism

Chief Nurse

Andy Cruickshank is the Chief Nurse

Andy's areas of responsibility are as follows:

  • Director if Infection Prevention and Control
  • Patient safety
  • Patient experience
  • Risk management
  • Health and safety and emergency planning, resilience and response
  • Legal services
  • Safeguarding
  • Nursing staff
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Corporate nursing
  • Quality improvement
  • CQC nominated officer