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Appointed 10/10/16.


  • Financial management, establishing sound financial policies, procedures and reports that effectively manage the business and financial risk
  • Leads and develops high quality finance, estates, facilities, procurement, and internal audit functions that improve organisational performance
  • Ensures financial resources are used effectively to maximise quality healthcare whilst meeting financial obligations and ensure income is maximised
  • Ensures our estate is managed efficiently and effectively, and in compliance with all statutory and mandatory requirements
  • Ensures soft facilities management services (transport, portering, catering, housekeeping, and switchboard) are managed effectively and efficiently, developing to meet changing needs 
Mike Jennings
Mike Jennings, Chief Financial Officer, and Deputy Chief Executive

Previous experience 

Mike is a qualified accountant and a fellow of the ACCA. He began his accountancy career working in the financial services industry, then in higher education and then began his NHS career in 2002. He moved from Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust in 2009 and joined Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

At Western Sussex, Mike was Deputy Director of Finance and interim Finance Director before joining their executive team permanently in 2014 as Commercial Director. 

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