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Members of the Trust Board

Meet our Trust board. 

Dr Ewen Cameron 

Chief executive

Dr Ewen Cameron qualified in medicine from the University of Cambridge in 1995.  He has worked in hospitals across the region including Addenbrooke’s, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Bedford, Ipswich and Hinchingbrooke hospitals as well as the three hospitals in Leicester.

He held the post of consultant gastroenterologist at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) from 2007 to 2023.  Special interests include interventional endoscopy (endoscopic mucosal resection, stenting, balloon enteroscopy) and treatment of patients with late gastrointestinal effects of cancer treatments including pelvic radiotherapy.  Dr Cameron undertook postgraduate research in inflammatory bowel disease in Cambridge (MD).

At CUH he held a number of clinical leadership positions including clinical lead for endoscopy, clinical director of the bowel cancer screening centre, divisional director for medicine, executive director of improvement and transformation (responsible for continuous improvement, productivity, IT and innovation) and interim chief operating officer.

In his spare time, Dr Cameron is a keen runner, hill walker and cricketer.

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Dr Paul Molyneux

Medical director

Our medical director, Paul has many years of both clinical and leadership experience from different parts of the health and social care sector. Paul has previously held the position of secondary care specialist at the North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group and was the clinical director of specialist medicine at West Suffolk Hospital while also remaining as a consultant neurologist at West Suffolk Hospital and Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Paul’s numerous accolades include a BSc in clinical pharmacology and MD from the University of London, an MMBS from United Medical and Dental Schools in London and an advanced diploma in clinical hypnosis and stress management and communication skills from Birmingham City University. Paul is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in London.

Sue Wilkinson, WSFT's chief nurse resizedSue Wilkinson

Chief nurse

Our chief nurse, Sue has a worked in numerous areas in the field of nursing across the East of England. Sue was previously deputy director of nursing at East and North Hertfordshire Acute Trust, the assistant director of nursing at Cambridge University Hospitals and divisional head of nursing (surgery) at Cambridge University Hospitals. Sue has also worked as a clinical nurse specialist in colorectal surgery.

Sue is a registered nurse and has completed a BSc in health care studies including advanced practice and non-medical prescribing before also gaining an MSc in health care management and leadership.

Nicola CottingtonNicola Cottington

Chief operating officer

Our chief operating officer, Nicola has worked in numerous senior operational positions which have focused on both acute and community health services. Nicola has held assistant director roles at Suffolk Community Healthcare and Bromley Healthcare and associate director of operations roles at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and Mid Essex Hospital Trust before becoming deputy chief operating officer at James Paget University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

A registered nurse, Nicola has completed a MSc in Innovation and Leadership in Health and Social Care and has received the NHS Leadership Academy Award in Executive Healthcare Leadership (Nye Bevan Program).

 


Craig Black

Craig Black, executive director of resources

Executive director of resources 

Our executive director of resources and deputy chief executive, Craig has a wealth of NHS experience in the East of England. Craig has previously served as the deputy director of finance at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust and director of commissioning at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Craig has a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Leeds and has completed the program for leadership development from the Harvard Business School.




Jeremy OverJeremy Over

Executive director of workforce and communications

Our executive director of workforce and communications, Jeremy has twenty years of experience within people management and development roles in the NHS. Jeremy has held executive roles since 2014 at the University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust before becoming the director of workforce at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Jeremy is also former chair of the NHS Employers medical workforce form.

Jeremy has a BSc (Hons) in Geography, a postgraduate diploma in human resource management in and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Jeremy has also attended the NHS Leadership Academy, completing the Nye Bevan programme.

Jude Chin

Jude Chin

Chair

Our current chair, Jude has vast amount of experience chairing numerous groups across both the health and education sectors which currently include vice chair at the Seckford Foundation and Academies Enterprise Trust, as well as chair of The Schools Network. Before this, Jude was vice chair at Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust and a partner at the accounting firm, KPMG.

Jude’s other responsibilities at the Trust include being chair of the improvement committee and a member of the remuneration and charitable funds committees.

IMG_6836Louisa Pepper

Non-executive director

Louisa has spent much of her career in the policing and justice sector in Suffolk, having worked in local policing, then serving as police commander in Ipswich, before holding the positions of head of criminal justice and assistant chief constable for protective services and justice.

Louisa has a CMI level 7 qualification in strategic management and leadership, and serves as a member on the remuneration, audit and charitable funds committees, as well as the lead for pathology services.


Antoinette JacksonAntoinette Jackson

Non-executive director

Antoinette was previously chief executive of Cambridge City Council from 2009 to 2020, having begun her career at Reading Borough Council before joining the London Borough of Camden with a focus on quality and customer services.

Antoinette joined the Trust as lead non-executive director in November 2022 and serves on numerous committees as a member for remuneration, audit, involvement and charitable funds, as well as the chair of the insight committee.

Antoinette is also the chair of trustees for Arthur Rank Hospital Charity in Cambridge, and Cambridge and District Citizens Advice.


Geraldine O'SullivanDr Geraldine O'Sullivan

Non-executive director

Dr O’Sullivan has extensive experience in the NHS as a practising psychiatrist and then executive medical director of Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Trust. Dr O’Sullivan also has experience as a non-executive director within the healthcare and not-for-profit sectors.

Having joined as a non-executive director in November 2022, Dr O’Sullivan sits on the Board as deputy chair of the improvement committee, as well as a member of the remuneration and involvement committees.

Dr O’Sullivan brings a wealth of knowledge around safety and quality improvement in healthcare, as well as a detailed understanding of corporate governance. 


Krishna YergolKrishna Yergol 

Non-executive director

Krishna is chief technology officer at Suffolk County Council, leading the council’s technology services across operations, change and innovation. Prior to this, Krishna held the position of associate director for digital enablement in NHS North West and head of digital transformation and national programmes for the Scottish Government.

Krishna spent his early career working in the private sector, joining the NHS in 2018.

Krishna joined as a non-executive director in November 2022, and sits on the Board as chair of the audit and charitable funds committees, and member of the remuneration committee and digital programme and future system programme boards.


Dr Roger PetterDr Roger Petter 

Non-executive director

Dr Petter has joined the Trust from the University of Cambridge, having recently retired from a general practice partnership in Cambridge. Dr Petter provided welfare support to University of Cambridge’s School of Clinical Medicine students for many years, as well as to Cambridge University Hospital NHS Trust doctors.

Dr Petter has two decades of experience as a GP trainer and continues to teach medical students.

Dr Petter joined the Trust as a non-executive director in March 2023 on a fixed term until 28 February 2026. Dr Petter sits on the board as deputy chair of the insight committee, member of the remuneration and improvement committees, and member of the doctors’ revalidation support group. Dr Petter also sits as a neonatal and maternity safety champion.


Michael ParsonsMichael Parsons 

Non-executive director

Michael is a Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy qualified accountant, where he developed his career at Cambridge City Council and Hertfordshire County Councils.

Michael then held the position of director general for capabilities and resources (chief operating officer) for the Home Office, then moving to the Cabinet Office as director general for government property and chief operating officer in 2017.

Michael left the Cabinet Office in 2021 and is currently the bursar of Christ’s College Cambridge, where he is also a non-executive director of Cambridge’s Property Board.

Michael has recently been appointed as non-executive director of the Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman.

Michael joined the Trust as a non-executive director in May 2023, and sits on the Board as chair of the audit and charitable funds committees, as well as member of the insight committee, future system programme board and clinical excellence and discretionary awards committee.