Deputy Chief Executive
Director of Finance, Governance and Risk
Director of Health and Social Care
Corporate Services Director
Director of Homelessness Services
Ruth Hawkins (Chair)
Retired following a career predominantly in the NHS in Nottinghamshire with 22 years as a Director of Finance and her last four years as a Chief Executive.
Catherine Arkley (Chair, Governance, Remuneration and Appraisal Committee)
Charity management consultant specialising in strategic planning, operational management, and fundraising. Formerly CEO of Children’s Liver Disease Foundation.
Director of Homes and Wellbeing at NCHA with over 20 years of senior management experience in leading strategy, managing business risk, quality and operational experience in the Housing, Care and Support sector; with an academic background in Social Sciences and Gender Studies.
Former Director of Innovation and Partnerships at Health Education England, Alan now occupies executive director roles in the NHS mainly associated with digitally-enabled transformation after strategic directorships in the MedTech / assistive technology industry for over 30 years and working as a partner with PA, PwC and Gemini Consulting.
Louise Harris (Chair, Audit and Risk Management Committee)
Strategic leader with over 15 years’ experience in senior management roles in the non-profit sector. A qualified accountant with an MA in People and Organisational Development.
Formerly working to serve the public and charitable sectors at a purchasing and distribution organisation. Currently Head of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) International at Walgreens Boots Alliance after more than fifteen years with the healthcare and retail company.
A Medical Director in NHS England, having been a GP for 26 years and held clinical educational leadership roles for over 15 years. She has worked in a community hospital setting, widely as an industrial Occupational Health Advisor, and as a visiting Medical Officer for the Prison Service.
Rob Main CIHCM**
Head of Regeneration at Platform Housing Group, Rob has worked in housing for over 25 years across several disciplines at a senior level for both local authorities and registered providers, focusing in recent years on delivering housing growth and estate regeneration.
Director of Innovation and Transformation at Health Education England; with 35 years management experience in the NHS and international healthcare consulting.
Professor Brigitte Scammell*
A retired doctor with 40 years’ service to the NHS working locally, regionally, and nationally to provide the best care to patients, including 26 years as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and clinical academic professor at the University of Nottingham.
Dr Vinay Shankar
GP & Digital Lead in Nottinghamshire. Works within the NHS Time For Care team & former GP Fellow for Nottingham City CCG.
As a senior leader in the public, private and third sectors Paddy has been involved in planning and delivering public services locally and nationally for around fifty years. He is involved with several environmental charities and is a Non-Executive Director of Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust.
Previously working at Next and Northern Foods, Nigel was a CFO at British Midland Airways for 10 years and a CEO there for 5 years. Nigel is now Chairman of aircraft lessor TrueNoord.
*Member, Governance, Remuneration and Appraisal Committee
**Member, Audit and Risk Management Committee