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Chairman and Non-Executive Directors
Michael Carr was appointed Chairman of Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in July 2010, having previously been a Non-Executive Director of the Trust from July 2008.
Michael was appointed for a second term as Chair during 2012/13 up until 30th June 2017. From 2004 to 2007, Michael was the inaugural Executive Director of the Russell Group of Universities, the primary association for the UK's leading research universities. He was Registrar of the University of Liverpool from 1988 to 2007. He is a Trustee of the Alliance House Foundation and Vice-Chairman of the Institute of Alcohol Studies, and from 1998 to 2007 was a Non-Executive Director of MIDAS Capital Partners Ltd. Michael was a Non-Executive Director and Vice Chairman of the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University NHS Trust for ten years until 2006, where he also served as Chairman of its Audit Committee.
Graham began his career in 1964 when he joined the Central Africa Building Society. Here, he ultimately rose to Chief Executive and, in 1998, was appointed Group Chief Executive at Old Mutual Central Africa. Graham retired in 2004 and moved to the United Kingdom. On his arrival in the United Kingdom he undertook lecturing in Management Science Methods and Tutoring in Quantitative Techniques and Operations Management at Aston University until 2012
His Executive and Non-Executive Director experience includes being appointed to numerous quoted and unquoted companies’ boards. In 2005 he was appointed to the Board of Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust where he was Deputy Chair and Chair of the Finance and Performance Committee.
Graham was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 1st July 2013.
Cathy was Director of Nursing Performance and Quality at NHS Cheshire, Warrington and Wirral from 2011 until her retirement in March 2013.
She holds a BEd (Hons) and an MA in Health Service Management from the University of Manchester, an MA in Health Law from the University of Salford, and is a Registered Nurse and Midwife.
Cathy began her career in 1972 as a Staff Nurse and qualified as a Midwife with the Wirral Health Authority. In 1974, she joined the Manchester Health Authority as Staff Nurse, and in 1975 was employed as Occupational Health Nurse with Vauxhall Motors. Later that year she returned to the Wirral Health Authority as Ward Sister, and in 1977 she joined the Wirral School of Nursing as Clinical Nurse Teacher and Nurse Tutor. Cathy returned to the Wirral Health Authority once again in1991 as Deputy Director of Quality and Consumer Affairs, and in 1993 was Acting Director of Quality and Consumer Affairs.
In 1993, Cathy joined Wirral and West Cheshire Community NHS Trust as Deputy Director of Nursing and Profession Nurse Advisor, being named Acting Director of Service Development in 1996, Clinical Director and Deputy Director of Nursing in 1995, Executive Director of Primary CareServices in 1998, and concurrently Executive Director of Nursing in 1999. She was named Director of Nursing and Quality for the Birkenhead and Wallasey Primary Care Trust in 2002, where she was made Director of Strategic Partnerships in 2006. Cathy was named Director of Patient Safety and Governance and Executive Nurse for NHS Western Cheshire in 2006.
Cathy has served as Clinical Reviewer for the Commission for Health Improvement and Independent Complaints Reviewer for the Healthcare Commission.
Cathy was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 1st July 2013.
Jean was appointed Non-Executive Director in January 2011, having previously been a Stakeholder Governor. She is a former GP, university lecturer at the University of Liverpool Medical School and local councillor with Wirral Borough Council, where she was the Cabinet Member for Streetscene and Transport and spokesperson for the Social Care and Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee. She qualified MBChB in 1970 at LiverpoolMedicalSchool and is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
John was appointed Non-Executive Director in July 2015.
He has extensive international manufacturing, business change and HR experience at senior levels in ICI, Texaco Canada Inc, Ineos Chlor Ltd, Sanofi Aventis Ltd and Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics Ltd. Recently he also founded ICTAN Limited, providing management consultancy and executive coaching support to senior manufacturing and general management leaders in various industries.
John has been a Chartered Chemical Engineer for over 30 years and holds an MBA from York University, Toronto, Canada.
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Andrea Hodgson is a qualified finance professional with extensive business experience gained across the financial services industry focussing on delivering changes to processes, procedures and culture change programmes in a complex and highly regulated environment.
She has held a variety of senior national positions throughout her career at KPMG, Nationia Group and Lloyd's Banking including those of Finance Director and Change Director.
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