Our Board of Trustees

Chairperson
Dame Joan Stringer was elected as Chair of Community Integrated Care by our Board of Trustees in September 2014.Dame Joan retired as Principal & Vice-Chancellor of Edinburgh Napier University in 2013 after more than 10 years. She completed her Bachelors and PhD degrees at Keele University and be...
Life President
Halton based GP and physician, Dr David Robertson, founded Community Integrated Care in 1988, with the aim of offering people leaving long-stay, institutional hospitals fuller and better lives in the community. These founding principles of integration and inclusion for all remain the cornerstone of...
After a spell in pharmaceuticals, Philip has worked in the personal care and food industries, initially as a market researcher and marketeer and later in a variety of general management roles. He joined PZ Cussons PLC in 1990, working as Managing Director in several units before joining the Main Boa...
Peter works on a team of Strategic Directors at Birmingham City Council, working on transforming outcomes for Birmingham’s residents.  Peter’s direct responsibilities include Adult Social Care, Adult Learning and coordinating the Health and Wellbeing Partnership. Peter has previously served as...
David joined Menzies Distribution in 1989 as Group Financial Analyst. A chartered accountant, he held the positions of Finance Director and Commercial and Marketing Director before taking over as Managing Director.
Stuart was with Diageo for 22 years in a range of roles and countries, most recently holding the position of Finance Director for Diageo's Global Supply Operation. Stuart has experienced most elements of the finance function – governance, performance management and commercial strategy . He retu...
Heather joined the Lancashire Care NHS Trust in 2009, following on from a career in nursing. Now Chief Executive of the Trust, she has represented the NHS at board and national levels in England and Scotland. Heather plays a key leadership role across Lancashire and the North West region and brings...
Teresa is Director of Nursing & Quality Assurance for the National Specialised Commissioning team at NHS England, with responsibility for the establishment and delivery of quality assurance systems and processes for a range of diverse nationally commissioned services; some that are rare and comp...
Maria is Director of People and Legal at British Airways. Maria is a board level executive with broad strategic and operational experience of complex, dynamic consumer businesses, operating globally in cyclical markets and highly regulated environments.
Brian is Chief Executive of Bield Housing...
Simon recently retired after a 35 year career in financial services, most recently at CYBG. Simon has wide-ranging experience of all aspects of business strategy and financial management.
Nigel is a board executive with over 25 years’ experience of exploiting digital information technologies to create customer value, organisational effectiveness and employee engagement. His career has spanned several executive roles in both national and global companies in digital technology, strate...
Fiona Armstrong is an award-winning broadcaster and writer. A former ITN and BBC news presenter and reporter, her work has taken her to Africa, Cambodia, America and right across Europe. She focusses on news and current affairs and has made films on subjects ranging from the environment to politics...