Our Executive Team


Our Executive Team

Graham Urwin

Designate Chief Executive of the Integrated Care Board

Graham has a finance background in both local government and  the NHS. He has worked at local, regional and national level. He has also worked across both commissioning and  provider organisations. Having been a Finance Director and Deputy CEO in both PCTs and providers, his first CEO role was at South Birmingham PCT, progressing to […]

David Flory

Interim Chair

David is the substantive Independent Chair of Lancashire and South Cumbria ICS and is interim Independent Chair here in Cheshire and Merseyside until 31st March, 2022. Prior to joining Lancashire and South Cumbria in 2020, David had been the Chief of Hospitals at Hamad Medical Corporation in the State of Qatar since 2015, responsible for […]

Keith Griffiths

Director of Finance

Keith is Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) qualified, he was previously Director of Finance at University Hospitals of Morecombe Bay and Finance lead for the Bay Health and Care Partnership.

Dave Sweeney

Executive Director of Partnerships

Dave Sweeney has 24 years’ experience working in Health and Social care, commissioning, transformation and change management. Dave is a multi-award-winning commissioner.

Professor Sarah O’Brien

Executive Director of Strategy and System Development

Sarah O’Brien has extensive experience in leading service improvements and working closely with local people to ensure systems are safe and effective.

Anthony Middleton

Director of Performance and Improvement

Christine Samosa

Strategic Workforce Lead

Christine Hughes

Executive Director of Communications and Engagement

Christine has enjoyed a long and successful NHS career working with a range of organisations including commissioners, acute providers and mental health trusts.

Dianne Johnson

Executive Director of Transition

Dianne’s bio will be coming soon, so please keep checking back in.

Gerald Meehan

Local Authority Advisor

Gerald Meehan joined the Partnership at the end of 2018 with over 35 years of experience in Local Government and the operation of Local Democracy.

Jane Cass

Director of Strategic Transformation / Locality Director NHSEI
NHS England and NHS Improvement

Marie Boles

Director of Nursing (Quality and Leadership) NHS England / Improvement

Marie is a Mental Health Nurse who has worked in the NHS for almost 37 years. Marie has worked in a variety of clinical and managerial roles in a mental health trust and in commissioning. Marie is passionate about safeguarding and has chaired a number of Child Safeguarding Boards. Marie joined NHS England over 7 […]

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