Corporate Information

Non Executive Directors

Andrew Higgins 

Andrew Higgins 6X4 2Andrew is a chartered accountant with a background in audit and advisory services.  In 2010 he retired from KPMG, a major accounting and advisory firm, after 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, with particular emphasis on the financial services and housing sectors.  He has expertise in all aspects of audit and corporate governance, and has advised on a wide range of corporate transactions.  From 2008 to 2010 Andrew worked in Japan in an international liaison role and advised US and European multi-nationals with interests in the Far East.

Now settled south of Tarporley, Andrew pursues a variety of interests including volunteering with a community based Credit Union.

 

Ros Fallon

Rosalind FallonRos 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.

Chris Hannah

Chris Hannah

 Chris joined the Trust on 1st April 2018 as Non-Executive Director and also as Chair of Cheshire West Integrated Care Partnership.  Chris has over three decades of experience in NHS management, holding a number of chief executive positions. She was Chief Executive of Cheshire and Merseyside Strategic Health Authority from 2002 – 2006.

Chris is also chair of Alternative Futures Group, a charity providing supported living and independent treatment/ recovery services to people with learning disabilities and mental health issues. For twelve years, she chaired Skills for Health and Justice, a charity and company limited by guarantee which works with employers across the majority of public services in the U.K. focusing on improving workforce skills and productivity.

 

David Williamson

David Williamson Portrait

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.