Non Executive Directors
Andrew is a chartered accountant with a background in audit and advisory services. Formerly a partner in a major accounting and advisory firm with a career spanning 33 years in the UK and overseas, Andrew has experience of working with a variety of commercial and not-for-profit organisations. For the past ten years, he has held non-executive director roles in a range of organisations and currently chairs a West Midlands Building Society.
Based south of Tarporley, Andrew continues to pursue a variety of interests that include the support of local charities and volunteering with a community based Credit Union.
Ros Fallon was born in Liverpool and qualified there as a Registered Nurse in 1980. Ros then moved to Manchester to work in cardiothoracic surgery and subsequently qualified as a Registered Midwife. Ros practiced as a clinical midwife for 17 years in Manchester, Cheshire and Warrington before undertaking an MSc in Health Informatics and moving into strategic leadership roles.
Ros has experience of whole system strategic planning, operational delivery and performance improvement. Ros has led transformational change programmes both locally and nationally and has held executive director positions in the NHS in Cumbria and Liverpool. Ros retired from permanent NHS employment in 2013, however, she still undertakes some ad hoc improvement assignments within the NHS. This is Ros' first Non Executive Director position.
David joined the Board on 1st November 2019 as Non-Executive Director. He brings a valuable blend of business consulting skills, gained during 10 years with Accenture and over 20 years in senior business change and IT leadership roles across a range of consumer facing industries including multi-channel retail, financial services, automotive services and manufacturing.
David has 15 years of Board-level experience as Chief Information Officer, IT Director, Programme Director with companies such as GUS Home Shopping, RAC, Aviva and Northern Foods. These executive-level roles had a particular emphasis on joined-up strategic planning and effective governance of both operational and transformational delivery. David now runs his own company providing part-time consultancy services in the region.
Living in Heswall, David can often be found walking the Wirral Way.
Mark was born on the Wirral and has worked in Healthcare Management for over 30 years. As past CEO of AXA PPPhealthcare, Virgin Healthcare and Denplan and similar roles in America and the Middle East, Mark is now back in the North West running the Charity Times ‘Charity of the Year’; Community Integrated Care. CIC is one of the UK’s largest Health and Social Care organisations supporting 3500 individuals with Learning Disabilities or those living with Dementia.
Mark is a former Trustee of the David Lewis Children’s Hospital and a past Non Executive of Common Purpose, Common Purpose International and the British Quality Foundation.
Mark is married with 6 children and lives just outside Wrexham.
Paul graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Manchester Metropolitan University, going on to work in the automotive industry for over 30 years.
A Chartered Engineer by profession, he was primarily based in Cheshire, initially with Foden Trucks at Sandbach and from 2000 with Bentley Motors at Crewe. He has also completed assignments in USA, Germany and the Netherlands.
He brings over 15 years of Board-level experience both as a Vehicle Line Director and latterly as Director of Product Management, with executive responsibility for all future Bentley product strategy.
Paul is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and is also the current Chair of its Automobile Division Board.
He now runs his own consultancy business based in Heswall, which is also home.
Bridget has over 40 years clinical and board experience in the NHS most latterly as Chief Executive of an acute and community Foundation Trust in Yorkshire.
Her passion has always been delivering a great patient experience through enabling clinical leadership and teamwork. She is credited with encouraging continuous improvement and innovation at every level including leading digital transformation with health and social care, as well as commercial partners. She has extensive experience of leading integration within health and care settings, and is well versed in the challenges of delivering care on a day to day basis whilst transforming care for the future.
She initially trained as a nurse and worked within acute and specialist hospitals, moving into a variety of leadership and management roles including that of Chief Nurse.
Ken is an experienced Non-Executive Director, Chartered Accountant, Finance Committee and Audit Committee Chair across diverse sectors. A former CEO and Executive Director with strong track record of strategy development and delivery and considerable strategic and operational financial management experience. Ken has significant experience of regulation, standards and system level operation in three professional sectors: medicine/health, education and accountancy and also worked in a Government Agency of the Department for Education for 6 years.
Ken has held and continues to hold a number of Board level Non-Executive Director roles focussed on audit and finance across a range of organisations operating in a variety of sectors. Until June 2019, and for 6 years, Ken was the CEO of the Northern Consortium (NCUK), a charity with a commercial company serving10 owner and many associate universities.