Claire has a BA (joint hons) from Keele University and worked in the private sector before joining the NHS Graduate Training Scheme in 1995. She has been a fully qualified Management Accountant since 1999.
During the last 18 years in the NHS Claire has relished working in both Acute and Mental Health providerorganisations mainly in finance but also in wider management roles.
Claire joined the Trust in 2003 as Deputy Director of Finance and was appointed as Executive Director of Finance in December 2012. She was appointed Deputy Chief Executive from 6 March 2017.
As Executive Director of Finance, Claire is responsible for the Trust’s strategic financial planning, establishing the financial framework within which the Trust operates, the financial control and the financial performance of the Trust, and ensuring that the Trust meets its statutory and regulatory financial requirements Claire is also the Trust’s lead director for Procurement as well as Estates and Facilities.
Executive Director of Finance
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Derby, DE22 3LZ
Tel: 01332 623700 ext 31205