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Senior Management

Updated 29 June 2017

Go to this page for the downloadable PDF diagrams showing the areas each of the executive, clinical and associate directors is responsible for.

Below are the names, titles and phone numbers of the Trust's senior management posts.

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You can write to any of the directors or governors via Trust Offices.

Board of Directors

PostNamePhone
Chief Executive Nick Hulme 01206 74 2840
Managing Director Barbara Buckley 01206 74 2527
Medical Director Dr Angela Tillett 01206 74 2645
Director of Finance Dawn Scrafield 01206 74 6059
Director of Nursing Catherine Morgan 01206 74 2842
Director of Operations* Alison Power 01206 74 6594
Director of Clinical Integration* Shane Gordon 01206 74 2785
Director of Estates & Facilities* Chris Howlett 01206 74 2200
Company Secretary* Ann Alderton 01206 74 2648
Director of Communications and Engagement* Alison Bailey 01206 74 6013
Chairman David White 01206 74 2860
Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chairman Jude Chin 01206 74 5338
Non-Executive Director Julie Parker 01206 74 5338
Non-Executive Director Diane Leacock 01206 74 5338
Non-Executive Director Susan Aylen-Peacock 01206 74 5338
Non-Executive Director Jan Smith 01206 74 5338
Non-Executive Director Tim Fenton 01206 74 5338

* = non-voting Board member.


Senior managers

The following are other senior management posts within the Trust. And there are more in these diagrams

Consultation about the proposed restructure of the Trust's five clinical divisions ended on 4 November 2016. Read more on the intranet news pages (staff access only).

Medicine including Emergency Care
Divisional Clinical Director
Lou Notley 01206 74 2841
Head of Operations Alison Armstrong 01206 74 6439
Head of Nursing & Clinical Services Jo Tonkin 01206 74 5990
Surgery including Cancer
Divisional Clinical Director
Mr Chris Backhouse 01206 74 2451
Head of Operations Robert Power01206 74 4283
Head of Nursing & Clinical Services David Thorpe 01206 74 6466
Women and Children & Clinical Support Services
Divisional Clinical Director
Dr Arun Sebastian 01206 74 2432
Head of Operations Julia Kitteringham 01206 74 7474
Head of Nursing & Clinical Services Tracey Oats 01206 74 5070
Head of Midwifery Jenny Collins 01206 74 2651
North East Essex and Suffolk Pathology Services
For the management structure, please refer to the relevant chart here.

Following the Every Patient Every Day planned programme of quality and system improvement, the Trust restructured and confirmed its new Divisions and Divisional Leadership in early 2017. The programme continued with the next layer of Divisional management by realigning the traditional Service Manager roles to General Manager posts at the helm of the Clinical Delivery Groups. Please refer to the relevant chart here.

Projects Director Nick Chatten 01206 74 2655
Director for System Integration and Resilience Wendy Tankard 01206 74 7474
Associate Director - Commissioning James Rowe 01206 74 5259
Associate Medical Director Audit & Effectiveness Dr Roy Miller 01206 74 7474
Deputy Director of Finance Andy Lehain 01206 74 2345
Deputy Director of Nursing Melissa Dowdeswell 01206 74 2452
Deputy Medical Director/Training, Education & Appraisal Dr Tony Elston 01206 74 2727