Director of Finance
Area of responsibility
As Executive Director of Finance, Mike is responsible for the leadership of the Finance and Information departments. This includes the overall financial stewardship of the organisation, financial planning, data quality, and day-to day financial and information reporting.
Finance, Performance and Digital Committee, Audit and Risk Committee, Sustainability Committee
BA (Hons) Combined Social Sciences – Economics, Business Management and Psychology; Durham
CA – Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS); London & Edinburgh
Background / Profile
Mike joined the Trust in October 2022 from Manchester Royal Infirmary, part of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, where he had been Director of Finance since January 2020. Prior to this he was Director of Operational Finance at The Royal Surrey Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He has previously worked for a NHS Commissioning Support Unit in Yorkshire, as Chief Finance Officer and then as Customer Delivery Director. His early career was spent at PwC in the Audit and Insolvency divisions where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant; and JP Morgan Chase in London and in New York, then taking on a number of Finance Director roles before starting his career in the NHS. Mike has also completed a number of NHS leadership development programmes including the 2018 cohort of the Aspiring Finance Leaders National Talent Pool, Top Leaders, and City University London CASS Business School NHS Strategic Financial Leadership.