Chief Financial Officer
Keith was Director of Finance at Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership.
As Chief Financial Officer, Keith ensures that the Integrated Care Board (ICB) meets the financial targets set for it by NHS England and NHS Improvement, including living within the overall revenue and capital allocation, and the administration costs limit.
As the lead financial executive for the NHS system, Keith works in partnership with lead finance officers in constituent organisations in ensuring that the Integrated Care System (ICS) delivers its financial targets and supportss the development and delivery of the long-term plan of the ICB, integrating the strategies of all relevant partner organisations of the ICS, with a particular focus on developing a shared financial and resourcing strategy.
He is also responsible for developing the funding strategy for the ICS to support the board in achieving these aims, including consideration of place-based budgets, and making use of benchmarking to make sure that funds are deployed as effectively as possible. This will include a responsibility for the development of a financial intelligence function within the ICB, which will enable the development of a financial flows mechanism to support and promote transformational change to deliver the stated aims.