Introducing your Board: Valerie, Dean and Andrew

This week, Need to Know is introducing you to the Trust Board so that you can get to know the people behind the strategic decisions of the service, and their work to improve patient care. Today it is the turn of three of our non executive directors (NEDs).

Valerie Morton

Valerie has over 35 years’ experience in the voluntary sector specifically in fundraising and management. She has held senior positions at Help the Aged, NSPCC and RNIB.  Valerie set up her own third sector consultancy business 15 years ago and she is currently a trustee of Central YMCA and of the Julia Norris Almshouse Trust.

She was a Non Executive Director at Bedfordshire Heartlands Primary Care Trust from 2001 to 2006, East of England Strategic Health Authority from 2006 to 2011 and Midland and East Cluster SHA from 2011 to 2013.  She has been awarded the honour of Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising, is the author of the best selling fundraising textbook Corporate Fundraising and is a regular columnist in Third Sector magazine.

Dean Parker

Dean Parker lives in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire and qualified as an accountant with the Audit Commission and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy.

Dean has more than 18 years professional experience and expertise in audit, financial reporting, risk management and corporate governance.  For the last five years he was a Financial Audit Director at the National Audit Office, leading projects at the Department of Health;  Monitor, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, the Health Protection Agency and the Department for Business Innovation and Skills.

Andrew Egerton-Smith MBE

Information to follow

Published 6th August, 2014

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