Lay Member - Governance and Audit
John is a qualified public finance accountant. In a career spanning 37 years he has worked in local government, the private sector and the NHS. Within the NHS he held a number of senior roles in finance but most significantly in internal audit. He lives in Hartlepool with his wife. He has two daughters and a growing number of grandchildren with whom he spends a great deal of his time.
In addition to chairing the Audit and Risk Committee, John is our Conflicts of Interest Guardian in accordance with our Standards of Business Conduct Policy.
He is also a governing body member at North Cumbria CCG and County Durham CCG.