Sue has been a board level director in the NHS for provider and commissioning organisations across different health and social care economies for over 10 years. After obtaining a degree in computer science Sue undertook a postgraduate programme with NCR. This led to a period as a computer and management consultant in North and South America.

Sue started her nursing career in London following her training in Cardiff. Following the birth of her first daughter she moved to Herefordshire to work as a community nurse in intermediate care. Herefordshire had the first joint Chief executive of the PCT and Local Authority and Sue formed part of the joint executive team as Director of Quality and Nursing. Sue then worked across the West Midlands in various roles including Locality Director, Director of Operations, Director of Nursing and Managing Director.

Sue’s passion for quality led to her completing a Masters Degree at Birmingham University in Health Service Improvement. Sue’s current role is working as Regional Chief Nurse within NHS England and NHS Improvement. This was the first integrated role between the two organisations. Sue continues to work with all stakeholders to ensure we deliver high quality services that are clinically led, patient focused and outcome driven.