Chief Operating Officer
Area of responsibility
As Chief Operating Officer, Leanne is responsible for the day to day operational management of the Trust’s clinical services, the achievement of national, regional and Trust performance targets and working with services to translate strategy, business, and policy development into operational reality.
Finance, Performance and Digital Committee and Quality and Safety Committee
Chartered Global Management Accountant, CIMA
PhD Biomedicine & Stem Cell Biology (Lancaster University)
BSc (Hons) First Class Biological Science (University of Lancaster)
Background / Profile
Leanne was appointed Chief Operating Officer in February 2023 and was previously Deputy Chief Operating Officer at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust and brings with her extensive operational experience in urgent care. She began her career in Biomedical Research and is also a qualified accountant, having worked in both financial and operational leadership teams at Morecambe Bay. Her achievements include securing financial investments and leading on improvements to the quality of care.