Lord Amyas Morse joined as Chair on 1 January 2020. He is currently also Chair of The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Lord Morse has a distinguished career in finance in both the private and public sector; recently as Comptroller and Auditor General of the National Audit Office, leaving a much respected NAO after his ten year tenure. During his leadership, the NAO produced over 60 reports on the NHS, in a drive to improve services locally and nationally.
An Oxford graduate, Lord Morse qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Arthur Young, he joined Deloitte as the youngest regional partner and has worked for Coopers & Lybrand, reforming as PricewaterhouseCoopers taking on a global role. He became a member of their UK and Global boards. He joined the Ministry of Defence in July 2006 as the Defence Commercial Director, before joining the National Audit Office.
Lord Morse was also the Chair for the Board of Audit for the United Nations between 2011 and 2017. He currently serves as Finance Committee Chair for the Royal College of Surgeons.
Chris joined as interim Chief Executive in March 2020.
Chris has over 30 years’ experience in senior board level leadership roles in the UK National Health Service, the last 14 as a CEO. He has practical experience in leading organizations through significant change and service transformation to deliver improvements for patients with a focus on whole system integration, partnership and transformation.
Chris’ work as a permanent and freelance Chief Executive of hospitals in the UK along with advisory assignments for the NHS and in the Caribbean region has equipped him with a wide range of leadership skills that are often put to use in very challenging environments where he has developed a strong track record of success.